Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 53332
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2018/06/23 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2009/9/4-12 [Transportation/Car] UID:53332 Activity:nil
9/4     Why do they even bother saving Mt. Wilson Observatory from the
        fire in Los Angeles? I mean, can they even see stars in the
        fog of smog?
        \_ You're an idiot. Not only does the Observatory have historical
           value, but there is still a lot of research that goes on up
           there including the Solar Observatory, the CHARA Array, and
           the Infrared Spatial Interferometer run by some university
           in Berkeley, California.
        \_ besides, the observatories are pretty much above the Smog. What
           contains and concentrates the smog in LA is the very mountains
           that the observatories are on.
2018/06/23 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

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