greygirlbeast (greygirlbeast) wrote,

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The Good, The Bad, and The Unearthly

Addendum: The Provisional IRA has announced its intentions to destroy its arsenal within two months, after having announced yesterday that it was ending its 35-year campaign of violence. This is something I've been waiting much of my life to see happen. It's another important step to setting things right in Ireland.

Meanwhile, NASA has grounded the shuttle fleet, and I don't even see the point in making snarky comments. As long as the U.S. government doesn't see fit to properly fund the American space programme...oh, never mind.

And finally, there may be methanogenic bacteria on Titan. Sure, they're not sexy and grey and bent of pacifying the galaxy with mental clensings, but I'd settle for a decent extraterrestrial methanogen ecosystem.

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