Re: is dying a bad thing?
death is neither good nor bad, it is just different. the reason death gets a bad rep is because no one knows what really happens. The fact that you leave people behind is not really a bad thing, loss forces us to grow, and without loss, there can be no growth. You would just stay the same. And the only thing you can do is live your life the best way you can today (in case the afterlife sucks) and leave behind more then just material possessions.
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Tracking project establishes northern Argentina is wintering ground of Swainson's hawks
- Watch these six dots move across the map and be moved yourself: this is a story about coming of age, discovery, hardship, death and survival.
- Each dot is a tag attached to the talon of a Swainson's Hawk. We follow them on their very first migration, from northern California all the way down to Argentina.
- After one year, only one is still alive.
How can we use the resources that are already on the Moon to make human exploration of the satellite as economical as possible?
If you were transported to the Moon this very instant, you would surely and rapidly die. That's because there's no atmosphere, the surface temperature varies from a roasting 130 degrees Celsius (266 F) to a bone-chilling minus 170 C (minus 274 F). If the lack of air or horrific heat or cold don't kill you then micrometeorite bombardment or solar radiation will. By all accounts, the Moon is not a hospitable place to be.
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