Wednesday, January 21, 2009

The View From Orbit, Yesterday

Picture taken by the Geoeye-1 satellite, via Popsci.com.

4 Comments:

Anonymous Sergey said...

New Rome.
So many people are waiting for the miracle from one person.
Poor Obama...
It was nearly the same story with Boris Yeltsin in Russia.

January 21, 2009 3:02 PM  
Blogger Paul McAuley said...

Sergey, call me a foolish cloud-grazing optimist if you must, but I really hope it isn't the same old story!

January 21, 2009 3:13 PM  
Anonymous Sergey said...

Well, Paul, you are cloud-gazing optimist ;)
I felt something like that in August of 1991.
Now you have your chance to feel it:)
Of course, I'm also hoping that he could manage the situation and change our world into better place. It would be better for us all - for the USA, for Great Britain, for Russia...

January 21, 2009 6:02 PM  
Anonymous Pat Cadigan said...

I've stopped pretending I'm Canadian.

January 22, 2009 12:31 AM  

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