23 March 2014
Before you say, that’s cool and move on, think about that for a second. WE CAN MEASURE WINDS FROM SPACE! We can also measure temperatures, humidity, the amount of dust in the air, and even how stressed the plants in a drought are. Oh, and NASA did it all (and went to the Moon and Mars, and launched 100 space shuttles), all on less money than we spent on the bank bail out! Neil Tyson does a much better job of putting into proper perspective here:
While we are showing images today, I have another one to share. Info graphics are great learning tools, and I shared one on what makes it snow versus sleet/rain a few days back in a guest post. Here’s another from PhD Comics about the big discovery about inflation announced last week at Harvard. Worth a share!