Thursday, June 16, 2011

Welcome to the Anthropocene!

We are in an age where humanity, whether by accident or by (human) design, has the power to change the world, particularly the flow of Earth's chemistry, according to this cover article by the Economist. It is significant because, formerly, it took tectonic action or major biological developments to achieve a comparable effect. Now we can create effects just as large, perhaps larger.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Sun burps, big!

Sometimes the Sun is quiet, sometimes it's belchs. Yesterday it was caught on video letting out a big burp!