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December 23, 2008

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'The People of a Tough, Long-Lasting World'

This is the best sentence I’ve read all week. It’s about the sun:

Eight minutes downstream at the speed of light, part of this extraordinary flux crashes down on the Earth in a 170,000-trillion-watt torrent.

And it’s part of the best op-ed I’ve read all month. Aw heck. All year.

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Posted December 23, 2008 at 11:01 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
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