...a blog by Richard Flowers

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Day 2998: Gravity of the Situation


The European Space Agency have launched a new GRAVITY-MAPPING satellite called Goce.

(Not to be confused with the PASTA-mapping satellite called Gnocchi!)

Allegedly sensitive enough to measure the impact of a snowflake on a super-tanker, Goce will be on the frontline in monitoring CLIMATE CHANGE, tracking every butterfly on Earth and predicting the HURRICANES that they are going to cause… er, maybe.


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