posted on Jun, 4 2013 @ 03:54 AM
Originally posted by Krakatoa
Searched and didn't find it...so, here it is.
edit on 3-6-2013 by Krakatoa because: (no reason given)
You know, I'll bet that's just what the astronomers said!
Looks like the Terrestrial Planet finder is in some sort of funding limbo at the moment?
Are they going to build it? I hope so.
Pretty sure the James Web Telescope will be built though.
This is good news for us.
. There are other planets sailing around other stars. What if we eventually discover an Earth like planet? In the Goldilocks zone. A spectral
signature that shows organics oxygen,oceans of water.( All our favorite things).But also something odd. A signature that points to recent, large
amounts of radiation being released on the surface.
How would we digest a piece of information like that? Would we change our ways?
I've enjoyed all these years of Hubble photos. I hope we get another scope in space soon. Hubble won't last forever. And we get no more repair