Category Archives: Space
OK, so don’t go and open your interplanetary tow-truck service just yet. But this is still some pretty cool tech. The lab-coated humanoids at Scotland’s University of St Andrews (pretty sure Scotty’s lineage was in on this) and the Institute of Scientific … Continue reading
Some juicy numbers to start the new year with, courtesy of the Kepler planet-sniffing satellite, which is doing a great job, exceeding expectations and deserves a raise. Recent data sez Kep has found reasonable evidence for no less than 461 … Continue reading
Now then, the premise of the article that prompted this post is a bit of a stretch. A bit of a gi-normous not-bloody-likely stretch, actually, even for an exo-life-presumer like me. But I had to post it primarily because … Continue reading
… aaaaaand…. here’s the weather report from Titan. The weather. On Titan. Just an amazing thing to casually run across online while having morning tea. That’s all.
So…here we have…the Dinosaurs vs Aliens Motion Comic. Hmmm. It’s Men in Black director Barry Sonnenfeld and comic book great Grant Morrison’s unlikely mash up of what has to be two of the surest bets in the realms of pop-culture/kid-in-all-of-us … Continue reading
A number of soft, easily-captured-immobilized-broasted-and-eaten humans with a vested interest have been thinking, furiously it seems, about the down-in-the-weeds details of how our first contact with an alien intelligence might go. And some of our sage-est of sage elders (as … Continue reading
A Dutch company has been formed to send volunteers to establish a settlement on Mars by the year 2023. The company’s recent press releases inform us that the colonists’ adventure would be filmed and broadcast back to Earth … Continue reading