Friday Headlines, September 1, 2017
THE LATEST IN THE GEOSCIENCES
Diffusing the Yellowstone Timebomb
The Astronomer Pries and the Big Bang
It’s 2.7 miles wide and 4.4 millions miles away. Catch a glimpse while you can.
The plan is to drill around and below the main heat source to release energy. The hydrothermal energy escaping will be used to generate electricity. It’s a win-win.
The Astronomer Priest: In 1927, George Lemaître published his research showing that the universe is expanding. In 1931, he published the only logical follow-up: That if the universe is expanding, then it must have started at a single point. this was the beginning the what is now known as the Big Bang Theory.