Category: space

The Future is Coming – Get Ready for it!

  Aloha friends, I’m glad to be able to focus on positive changes to our future – there’s a link at the bottom that explains why the picture above is a happy one. Each week, I’ll send out a few links and maybe some thoughts on what is happening...

3 year old Hitler, Periodic Table of awesomenents, leaking magnetism,

These freaks named their child Adolf Hitler and now they are pissed that the bakery won’t inscribe the 3 year olds birthday cake. Poor fucking kid. Those parents should be charged with neglect, what a thing to do to a kid. On a lighter note, check this out: Link...

First privately built spaceship orbits the earth.

No government funding required. (from Wired) SpaceX’s Falcon 1 became the first privately built space ship to orbit the Earth tonight, following in the footsteps of SpaceShipOne which became the first privately built spaceship to fly suborbitally in October 2004. One other thing they both have in common? All...

Chinese building Impossible Space Drive

Just as the U.S. begins it’s sharp decline in the world’s of economics and political power, we are also set to hand over the mantle to the Chinese in the exploration of other worlds. Check this story out from wired: Chinese researchers claim they’ve confirmed the theory behind an...

Blood and Treasure

I like this term because it evokes images of privateers and pirates scouring the seven seas in search of freedom and adventures. The thing I don’t like about it is hearing it from the lips of the men and women that are suppossed to be our leaders. I recognize...

Solar System's 'look-alike' found

Well, phew. I guess we can just keep trashing this solar system then. Astronomers have discovered a planetary system orbiting a distant star which looks much like our own. They found two planets that were close matches for Jupiter and Saturn orbiting a star about half the size of...

New frontiers for origami

Takuo Toda, head of Japan Origami Airplane Association, folds a space shuttle-shaped paper plane at the Japan Airlines’ facilities in Tokyo, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008. Toda had nursed the idea of flying a shuttle-shaped paper plane since NASA launched its first spacecraft Enterprise in 1977. CANOE — CNEWS: Can...

Saturn moon may have underground oceans

Surfs down man! SOUTH PASADENA — Scientists say they have found the best evidence yet that an ocean of liquid water may be hidden below the surface of Saturn’s giant moon Titan. If the results are confirmed, it would be a starting point for further study into whether the...

Jules Verne Spaceship ready to go

What a cool fucking name for a spaceship. I hope this trend continues with the Isaac Asimov, the Ray Bradbury, and the H.G. Wells among others. cd Jules Verne, a massive unmanned cargo ship built for the European Space Agency (ESA), is set to launch toward the station late...

An interesting and worthwhile suicide

This might be one of the only ways I would consider killing myself… cd from gizmodo A One-Way, One-Person Mission to Mars: Who Wants In? Would you go on a mission to mars? What about if it was a one-way mission? And you were by yourself? Yeah, that changes...

Unexplained meteor caught on tape

The last full lunar eclipse until 2010 happens tonight and the navy is going to shoot down a ‘spy’ satellite and now this…strange goings on in the heavens above… cd SEATTLE, WA — The bright flash of a meteor in the dark skies over the Pacific northwest was caught...

Virging Galactic Unveils Spaceships

A great post from Gizmodo Good news for rich guys with spaceman fantasies: Virgin Galactic is on track to start launching commercial space flights in 2009, and they just announced their new spaceship designs. SpaceShipTwo is the spaceship that’ll actually go into space, while White Knight Two is the...

Dozens see UFOs in Texas

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – In this farming community where nightfall usually brings clear, starry skies, residents are abuzz over reported sightings of what many believe is a UFO. Several dozen people — including a pilot, county constable and business owners — insist they have seen a large silent object with...

Largest diamond in Univervse Found

Put that on your OC Housewife ! Astronomers discovered the largest diamond of all times in space. The weight of the precious stone reportedly makes up ten billion trillion trillion carats or five million trillion trillion pounds). The space diamond is virtually an enormous chunk of crystallized carbon, 4,000...

At 90, sci-fi guru Clarke yearns for E.T., green energy, peace

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Turning 90 on Sunday, British science fiction writer and visionary Sir Arthur C. Clarke has three birthday wishes: For E.T. to call, for man to kick his oil habit and for peace in his adoptive Sri Lanka. Marking his “90th orbit of the sun,” the prolific...