Tag Archives: moon

moon over mi-city.

Standard

 last night’s super moon over ann arbor. 

“i’ve never seen a moon in the sky that,

if it didn’t take my breath away,

at least misplaced it for a moment.”

-colin farrell

 

 

 

image credit: g.e. anderson, alumni association of university of michigan

Advertisements

common to all mankind.

Standard

15994429_10154882981612365_8275180408103371042_o-2

the 1967 outer space treaty forbids any nation from trying to own the moon. 

 it was the 60’s. the height of the cold war.

 they made a treaty not to own the moon.

at the united nations convention of the law of the sea in 1982

it was agreed that the moon, like the high seas,

is considered “res communis” roughly translated to “common to all mankind.”

credits: mental floss magazine