Monday, October 24, 2011

Wunderbar Research!

wonder |ˈwəndər|nouna feeling of surprise mingled with admiration, caused by somethingbeautiful, unexpected, unfamiliar, or inexplicable he had stood in front of it, observing the intricacy of the ironwork with the wonder of a child.• the quality of a person or thing that causes such a feeling Athens was a place of wonder and beauty.• a strange or remarkable person, thing, or event the electric trolley car was looked upon as the wonder of the age.• [as adj. having remarkable properties or abilities a wonder drug.• [in sing. a surprising event or situation it is a wonder that losses are not much greater.verb [ intrans. ]desire or be curious to know something how many times have I written that, I wonder? [with clause I can't help wondering how Stasia and Katie are feeling.• [with clause used to express a polite question or request I wonder whether you have thought more about it?• feel doubt wonder about such a marriage.feel admiration and amazement; marvel people stood by and wondered at such bravery [as adj. ( wondering) a wondering look on her face.• be surprised if I feel compassion for her, it is not to be wondered at.

One: The Golden Record

On the Voyager space crafts there is a record that contains the sounds of Earth life. It is intended to inform any future aliens of Human existence and the planet Earth. The idea that we sent out a record in with the slim hopes that some space alien somewhere will here this is one of the most wonderful wonders I can think of.

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