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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Happy Earth Week!
Wait isn't every day Earth Day? I was listening to StarTalk radio podcast and Mike Massimino, the astronaut, was describing what it was like to see Earth from space and how we feel stable when we are here, but we are really quite vulnerable and out in the middle of space. Not only do we have outside dangers in space such as asteroids and the sun, but we ourselves are destroying the very delicate ozone, the oceans, the forests, and more! It made me feel afraid but also appreciative of the beauty we can enjoy, and hopefully help preserve for as long as we can. Like Valter said from the movie Wasteland on recycling, "One single can is of great importance. Because 99 is not 100, and that single one will make the difference." But more than recycling and reusing-as scientists, artists, engineers, etc we need to dream about about a better future, with more innovation to help reduce waste instead of create it. I know we can do it, we first need to dream it, as Walt Disney said. Earth, this one's for you: