Posts Tagged ‘Another Earth’

Is there anybody out there? – 2.2 billion planets like earth

Friday, July 25th, 2014

While astronomers haven’t discovered aliens, 2013 was the year that they discovered that the Milky Way is inhabited by 20 billion planets like earth. With the Milky Way being one of up to 500 billion galaxies, we’re looking at 10 sextillion planets. Numerically, one sextillion looks like 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 – times this by ten and the Read more

Suicide is the new leprosy

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

In recent times two films, Another Earth and Melancholia, have given sensitive treatment to the subjects of depression and suicide.  As well, Nothing Prepared Me For This, has  been published. It is a book that brings together the writings of a number of relations and friends of people who have committed suicide. In a recent Read more