Tuesday, July 25, 2017


One never really thinks about how the solar system works. Here's a good shot of what Jupiter does for the inner solar system.  Cheerfully stolen from Traditional Vibe.

The orbit of Jupiter protects the Earth from asteroids.

a silent guardian, a watchful protector
lol look at mercury go that wild bastard
(via uuniversee)
I happen to think it looks a lot like a Wankel rotary engine.


OldAFSarge said...

Pretty cool, and yeah, it does remind one of the Wankel rotary engine.

HMS Defiant said...

Hard to believe they never caught on. I loved mine and an engine with like one moving part is very hard to break.