It Was Great While It Lasted

Opportunity is dead. After roving more than 45 KM on the surface of the red planet, they lost contact with the device. This mission was planned to last for 90 days. Yep, days. It lasted 15 years !!! It was so great while it lasted. Incredible. More here on Medium. Opportunity rover Part of the... Continue Reading →

What Was the Weather Like in 536 ?

From this fascinating article: Why 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’: A mysterious fog plunged Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Asia into darkness, day and night—for 18 months. "For the sun gave forth its light without brightness, like the moon, during the whole year," wrote Byzantine historian Procopius. Temperatures in the... Continue Reading →

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