NCsoft sends another update about Operation Immortality

by: Nathan -
NCsoft those wonderful and squishy people behind the game that is never to be mentioned again have another update for Operation immortality. If you still don't know what Operation Immortality is then you better just VISIT THE SITE  which had a sort of poll on topics like the greatest medical breakthrough of the Human race and the greatest poet of all time. Well the results are in and they look like google search results to be honest.
  • Greatest Medical Breakthrough of All Time - Penicillin
  • Greatest Poet of All Time - William Shakespeare
  • Funniest Comedian of All Time - George Carlin
  • Earth's Greatest Social Movement - American Civil Rights Movement
  • Greatest Tech Breakthrough of All Time - The Internet
  • Greatest Song of All Time - Led Zeppelin/Stairway to Heaven
  • Greatest Band/Musical Artist - The Beatles

How Should Our Civilization Be Remembered?
Poll Results Revealing Humanity's Greatest Achievements to be Placed on Immortality Drive headed to International Space Station on Sunday

 

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2008-What are the milestones that signify humanity's most important achievements?  From penicillin to George Carlin to The American Civil Rights Movement, thousands have weighed in on an online poll inspired by Operation Immortality

 
™. The results of the polls are among the many digitized items stored on the "Immortality Drive" that will be taken to space by legendary game designer Richard Garriott
 
, who travels to the International Space Station (ISS) on Oct.12.

The poll results, including top 10 listings in each category, can be viewed at OperationImmortality.com
 
. The results show a wide range of interests and opinions from the thousands of people who voted on humanity's greatest achievements during the last two months. Among the results:
 

  • Greatest Medical Breakthrough of All Time - Penicillin
  • Greatest Poet of All Time - William Shakespeare
  • Funniest Comedian of All Time - George Carlin
  • Earth's Greatest Social Movement - American Civil Rights Movement
  • Greatest Tech Breakthrough of All Time - The Internet
  • Greatest Song of All Time - Led Zeppelin/Stairway to Heaven
  • Greatest Band/Musical Artist - The Beatles

 
 
In addition visitors to the Operation Immortality site left personal messages to send on the digital time capsule.

And over the last few weeks, several celebrities have agreed to send their digitized DNA to the space station in an effort to "save humanity" in case a future catastrophe should befall Earth. Among those who will be enjoying the digital "ride" to space are Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert from The Colbert Report, famed physicist and author Stephen Hawking, music legends Joe Ely and Eric Johnson and American Gladiator Matt Morgan.

For more information about Operation Immortality go to http://www.OperationImmortality.com

 
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