sleepyjohn00 (sleepyjohn00) wrote,
sleepyjohn00
sleepyjohn00

one brief note

On a family level, it has been a good weekend so far, and I will remark on that later.  On a personal level, the God of Practical Jokes has been taking a personal interest in me, starting with fast food people who cannot get an order right.

 But the morning was rescued by an article in Scientific American.  I was reading through the mental haze, looking at an article on the process of planetary atmospheric escape.  Aside from the molecular-level mechanism, impactors can rip out a plume of gases.  The illustration is captioned:

When a comet or asteroid strikes a planet, it creates an enormous explosion that throws rock, water, dinosaurs, and air into space.


If you can giggle on the way to breakfast, there's  still hope for the day.

Tags: science!
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 12 comments