Gheorghe Curelet-Balan Blog

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Heat from outer space.

Why study the outer Space? The answer is as simple as... since we could be terminated by it.

Global warming could be caused not only by humans but also by cosmic impact events.

How can this happen?
What does it means for the life on earth?
What can we do to prevent this?

I'm quite excited to learn tomorrow the Chicxulub crater drama and
find answers to the above questions during Jay Melosh PI public lecture, Death of the Dinos: Giant Impacts and Biological Crises.

Terminating world's thermic fever.

OK, he's not so strong as a 4,400 horsepower GE EVOLUTION locomotive but he is still a powerful man.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, The Terminator, is determined to terminate the planet's thermic fever. His recent visit to Ontario and British Columbia puts him on the right track in the quest for a greener Earth.