Well, with conditions on the Ark back to normal, can Meiersdottir recover from her broken thigh? Old age, as people have said, isn't for sissies.
Someone pointed out yesterday that my definition of an astronomical unit (A.U.) was a few zeros shy of accurate. The Earth is about 150,000,000 kilometers from the sun, which is the definition of an A.U. That's million, rather than the 150 thousand I mentioned.
Global warming hasn't reached that pitch yet.