Observations made by NASA instruments onboard an Air Force satellite have shown that the boundary between the Earth's upper atmosphere and space has moved to extraordinarily low altitudes. These observations were made by the Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamics Investigation (CINDI) instrument suite, which was launched aboard the U.S. Air Force's Communication/Navigation Outage Forecast System (C/NOFS) satellite on April 16, 2008. - ScienceDailyWhen the Earth's atmosphere itself is serving as a metaphor for the economy, Oolon Colluphid comes to mind.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
The Sky Is Falling
No. Seriously. The sky is falling.