The Final Frontier

Posted on Thu 06 November 2003 in general

Something younger but much more well traveled than me is about to ` leave the Solar System <http://newsvote.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3245677.stm>`__. Once outside of the direct sphere of influence of our own sun it will be the first man made object to make it into the interstellar medium that makes up the "space" in between solar systems. Trek it may not be but
I actually find the fact mankind has got this far quite exciting.Now if we could only get along enough long enough to gain a greater
understanding of the universe. Amongst all the href=http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3205727.stm>differing
interpretations
of ancient texts and righteous preaching I'd rather go for a href=http://en2.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_everything>theory that however
flawed it may be is subjected to analytical, non-partisan review until
we get it right (or some close approximation of). Maybe I should of
stayed a scientist :-)