timothy from the big-dark-blue-room dept.
jamaicaplain writes "The annual Lyrid meteor shower will hit its peak this weekend and promises to put on an eye-catching display. NASA scientists plan to track the Lyrid meteor shower using a network of all-sky cameras on Earth, as well as from a student-launched balloon in California. Meanwhile, an astronaut on the International Space Station will attempt to photograph the meteors from space."
We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical
problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.