[FoRK] Drought: SOLVED

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Mon Sep 26 07:44:53 PDT 2016


Terraforming, here we come.

On 9/26/2016 7:17 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> All we need is an FTL drive.
>
> http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/universe20110722.html
>
> Astronomers Find Largest, Most Distant Reservoir of Water
>
> Two teams of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir
> of water ever detected in the universe. The water, equivalent to 140
> trillion times all the water in the world's ocean, surrounds a huge,
> feeding black hole, called a quasar, more than 12 billion light-years away.
>
> "The environment around this quasar is very unique in that it's producing
> this huge mass of water," said Matt Bradford, a scientist at NASA's Jet
> Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. "It's another demonstration that
> water is pervasive throughout the universe, even at the very earliest
> times." Bradford leads one of the teams that made the discovery. His team's
> research is partially funded by NASA and appears in the Astrophysical
> Journal Letters.
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