marți, 24 martie 2009

CNN: Apocalyptic 'Knowing' hits anxious chord

The film, about a physics professor who sees clues for disastrous events in a time capsule's list of digits... The film begins in 1959, with students burying items in a time capsule at an elementary school. One of the children, however, creates an image of seemingly random numbers. Fifty years later, when the capsule is opened, Koestler's son receives the page of numbers, and his father realizes that they correspond to major disasters of the past half-century. Full story:

* A new study from the National Academy of Sciences outlines grim possibilities on Earth for a worst-case scenario solar storm... the next peak in solar activity is expected to come around 2012... The report was commissioned and funded by NASA. Experts from around the world in industry, government and academia participated: