August 10, 2012 1 Comment
While the world, holding its breath, follows a bunch of grown-ups with the highest goal in their lives to cross a swimming-pool 50 times back and forth faster than others, to make the furthest jump in a sand-box or beat a person till he lays on the ground unable to get up, NASA had succeeded to land one of the most advanced masterpieces of engineering on a planet hundreds of millions kilometers away from the Earth. The information obtained by it in the next 2 years will add to the human knowledge about the past and evolution of this mysterious world and probably will provide a proof of the life outside the Earth.
Paradoxically the national television in my country broadcasts the first event nonstop while the second event received only one minute of time in the evening news. Am I the only one who considers this to be slightly bizarre?