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absolutely stunned by these buildings lasting so long, and also the ingenuity and precision of the aqueducts, bath houses etc. saw a special one time on the history channel i believe. i'm one of those geeks who would love a themed tour of these in Italy, based on how they were engineered.
the talent and skill involved are amazing. kind of like accurate crimesolving before fingerprints, cell phones, computers, and dna

The Roman aqueduct in Segovia, Spain is a site to behold.

I was in the Air Force for almost 4 years in Spain, we often went through Segovia on our trips into the mountains to ski:

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Been to a good number of places in europe and the far east and eastern australia (NSW & Brisbane). Best (JMO) Italy then Ireland. Wandered in Italy looking for bad wine and bad food. No luck. And Ireland to me is poetry and beauty.

Cheers

Speaking of Ireland 🇮🇪 James Joyce passed away on this day in 1941.

"Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an aesthetic end." - James Joyce
 

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There's just a mega ton of stuff we don't know about the universe:


I've read of quite a few unexpected discoveries since, in particular, the Webb came on line and that made me wonder
how the top astrophysics people decide what they are going to look at with the better scope. The magnetar is going
to be observed by the Hubble, so I guess that, even thought it sounds pretty important to me, that it didn't make the cut.

We're learning every day that we don't really know nearly as much as we thought we did a few years ago.
 

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Now here's some futuristic technology - bombarding element 115 with protons etc will yield element 116 - and poof - anti matter propulsion:

 
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