Tag Archives: Space

orbituary

I watched Gravity. In 3D. It is super rad. I found myself ducking debris at least twice. There have been a whole host of people that have praised and criticized the science in this film. I mostly got hung up … Continue reading

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you only live twice

a report about You Only Live Twice done by me I watched the sixth James Bond film a while ago but didn’t write about it until now. It is called “You Only Live Twice” or #YOLT. Although the film was written … Continue reading

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max q

After my video post yesterday I got a few questions from a friend: So, why do things entering Earth’s atmosphere tend to burn up (eg, meteors/asteroids) while spaceships [taking off] do not? Is it because the foreign bodies are entering an … Continue reading

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warped imaginiation

Did you know it is mathematically possible to effectively transport an object (or person) faster than the speed of light? It just can’t travel faster than the speed of light in the process. Make sense? I have been trying to … Continue reading

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40 years of waiting

Today is the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 17 (9:33 pm PST). It remains humanity’s most recent journey to the moon. In my view, that is an astonishingly long lasting lack of interest in sending people to places … Continue reading

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west african space

some people are cluing in that a space program is pretty much always a rad idea…. http://atlantablackstar.com/2012/07/10/nigeria-and-ghana-hope-to-gain-millions-for-development-through-space-programs/  

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space junkie

If you ever want to get (yourself or someone else) pumped on science, I highly recommend the stylings of Neil deGrasse Tyson. He is the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York. He has a sharp memory for detail and great communication skills … Continue reading

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