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16 September 2013

Voyager 1, Distance, and The CNN Salute

Last week’s news that Voyager 1 had become the first human made object to enter interstellar space gave almost everyone a pause, including me. I was a young and dumb freshman student at the University of Oklahoma that fall, trying to get my head around calculus as  matter of fact. It’s been thirty-six years, and my hair is gray, but Voyager travels on. I suspect a lot of teachers around …


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