Monday, May 12, 2008

Phone text messaging more expensive than getting data from Hubble

Here's a fun little article demonstrating how the cell phone companies are ripping you off on the cost of text messaging. He compares the cost to that of getting data from the Hubble Space Telescope:

I'm sure you could guess without reading the article, but sending messages to the Hubble is way cheaper than text messaging your buddy down the street.