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Schrodinger's Zebra

Lost a few tiles on re-entry..
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Within the next hour, Earth is again landing on Mars. EDL stands for Entry, Desent, Landing. The whole world's watching, no pressure.
 

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Another live stream .. just over 40 minutes and we should be on the surface of Mars. As you do.

 

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Well, they did it.

If you think on what has just happened it is mind blowing.

I can sit here in a room in the UK. go onto the World Wide Web. Connect in real time to NASA, and watch the process of a lander arriving on Mars, also in real time. (with 8 minute delay).

Twenty years ago few would believe it even possible.

INT21.
 

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Well, they did it.

If you think on what has just happened it is mind blowing.

I can sit here in a room in the UK. go onto the World Wide Web. Connect in real time to NASA, and watch the process of a lander arriving on Mars, also in real time. (with 8 minute delay).

Twenty years ago few would believe it even possible.

INT21.
That reminds me of my grandfather. We sat up to watch Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin step on the moon and he said to me "When I was your age the Wright Brothers first flew and now I'm watching this."
 

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If you're referring to CN's post ... There aren't any links - he posted an unlinked image.
Rather than posting four direct links, no need to take up that bandwidth!

(Did I just say, 'bandwidth'! - have to remember I grew up with the early days of modems, where bandwidth was precious!).
 

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Rather than posting four direct links, no need to take up that bandwidth!

(Did I just say, 'bandwidth'! - have to remember I grew up with the early days of modems, where bandwidth was precious!).
If it's a link to video i.e.: you tube then it takes a moment to load. However if it's just URL's to say an article they take up no to little time to load, hence virtually no extra bandwidth needed. Hope that helps.
 
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If it's a link to video i.e.: you tube then it takes a moment to load. However if it's just URL's to say an article they take up no to little time to load, hence virtually no extra bandwidth needed. Hope that helps.
Yes, cheers for that!
 
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Totally worth the pain of perusal, quite a long history of black holes, also some very recent findings.

The newest idea seems to be that the event horizon is not a surface or the equivalent of a surface as we'd think of it so nothing interacts with it.

 

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