[FoRK] Drought: SOLVED

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Mon Sep 26 08:58:20 PDT 2016


If that's liquid water, the temperature must be suitable for life.

On Sep 26, 2016 7:45 AM, "Gregory Alan Bolcer" <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:

> 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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