v--Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
| NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratories
, together with the European Stace Agency have released info and pictures of Saturn up close and personal | Thus far, study has been on the composition of the planet [via gas chromatography, infra-red photography and such] | There's more to come |
But why go there at all? Aren't there enough problems on Earth to deal with instead of spending a fortune on looking at dark dead globes in space?
Well, simply because it is unknown ought to suffice but given the skeptics amongst us, because we need to know more about oiur surroundings | A larger vision is called for in order to lift ourselves up from the morass surrounding us on the planet | Not unlike the days that European explorers left to find out what the Church was wrong about regarding the flatness of Earth, so we must also learn what there is about life beond our limited perspectives |