Workers at Michael's Wholesale Furniture Distributors in Plymouth, Mass. found a three-pound piece of metal lying on the floor Thursday, below a gaping hole in the roof. The FAA says that it does not seem to have come from an airplane? Was it space junk?
As horrific as nuclear meltdowns are, they pale in significance to the global meltdown of climate change. The crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reminds us of the mortal threat we pose to the living earth itself. The good news? We can do something about that crisis.
Cosmonauts Vladimir N. Dezhurov (l.) and Mikhail Tyurin, both Expedition 3 flight engineers representing Rosaviakosmos, eat a Thanksgiving meal in the Zvezda Service Module on the International Space Station in 2001.
He reminds us that Thanksgiving is a time to 'lay aside the troubles and disagreements of the day and bow our heads in humble recognition of the providence bestowed upon our Nation.'
Prisons are turning to wind power to supply energy for their around-the-clock operations.