Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Welcome to Jupiter!

Jupiter - Crystalinks File

  NASA's solar powered Juno space probe arrives at giant planet   CNN - July 5, 2016
Really cool music and sound effects -- NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.

  Juno probe enters into orbit around Jupiter   BBC - July 5, 2016
The US space agency has successfully put a new probe in orbit around Jupiter. The Juno satellite, which left Earth five years ago, had to fire a rocket engine to slow its approach to the planet and get caught by its gravity. A sequence of tones transmitted from the spacecraft confirmed the braking maneuver had gone as planned. Juno

Monday Politics

With the Republican National Convention starting Monday July 18 - I still don't feel like following the latest ridiculous escapades of the candidates. Trump is a joke and Hillary is a liar. One still needs to consider that the Trump fiasco was contrived to get Hillary elected. The DNC will be held July 25-28, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia ... The cracked Liberty Bell is symbolic of our broken system. In any and all scenarios and realities none of it makes sense. If today was election day ... I wouldn't vote especially knowing the hologram is dictating the final outcome.

What to Watch for at the Conventions   Fortune - July 5, 2016
It's been decades since America's two major political conventions weren't deeply boring.