Sunday, July 16, 2023

Universe blocker

Caught a Neil deGrasse Tyson's Star Talk show. "Getting Philosophical with Neil deGrasse Tyson | Podcast Highlights" on YouTube.

Lots of good discussion.

"Why are we here? Who are we? What is the meaning of life? We revisit an episode where Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries on topics that stem from the deepest thoughts, ideas, and feelings we share about our place in the universe."

Then they get to the lightning round near the end. The question asked was, effectively, what would things be like if we didn't have a Moon.

"The moon wreaks havoc on our ability to see the rest of Universe." 

He said it, not me!

You can see 3,000 to 4,000 stars with the unaided eye, but if the Moon's out you can only see 300.

"The Moon is basically a pain in the..."

I'll let you enjoy the rest...

Stoopid Moon.

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