The Bright Side of Life
Let’s face it, the news today can be downright depressing. It’s important to remember that things aren’t all bad — in fact, there are some really great things happening around us all the time. Introducing, The Bright Side of Life!
Happy Friday, folks! Here are a few (space) stories that brightened things up around the OO office this week:
On Sunday, we'll be treated to a solar eclipse -- the first in 18 years.
An engineer is working on a plan to build the USS Enterprise, the famed disc-shaped ship from Star Trek. Not just an aesthetic model, the ship is slated to be fully functional. The engineer behind the plan believes we have the technological ability to get this ship up visiting stars and planets.
NASA released a map of the galaxy, where users can search for habitable planets. And? "So far, NASA’s spotted about 2,300 of these exoplanets, including 48 that appear to be in a sweet spot distance away from the sun."