Category space

String Theory and the Multiverse-Do we share our universe?

A very nicely written paper concerning the possibility of our universe as a multiverse, as well as a nice brief overview of multiverse theory and why it came to be following the introduction of string theory.   The Quantum Thought *This is a paper I wrote for my Writing 340 course with Dr. Ashley Karlin […]

The Halloween Asteroid

What is being dubbed the “Halloween Asteroid”, Asteroid 2015 TB145, is some 400 meters across and will pass safely by at around 17:00 GMT (18:00 CET) on the 31st of October. The space rock was discovered in Hawaii on October 10th. On the 11th of October, just 12 hours after its discovery, the object was confirmed by ESA from […]

WATCH: The Perseid Meteor Shower -NASA to host live broadcast

With the new moon the way it is tonight, the Perseid meteor shower could be the best in years. Be sure to look outside to catch glimpse of the shower. You can also check out the links below. Turns out the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama is doing a live broadcast program over the […]

The Planetary Society- A Crowdfunded Space Exploration Success

The Planetary Society made history on June 26th, 2015 raising $1.24 million dollars by using crowdfunding to privatize their LightSail project, and subsequently changing the way we think about space exploration. With media figurehead Bill Nye from your favorite kids show “Bill Nye the Science Guy” leading Tthe way as The Planetary Society’s CEO, and other […]

The Mars Curiosity Rover: The Thrill of Exploration

UPDATE* Date: 6-Apr-2016 – Mars Curiosity Rover via NASA’s Astrogeology Science Center and the Ongoing Mars Mission It has been 4 years since we touched down on Mars, and Curiosity continues to explore and learn about the martian surface.NASA, JPL, and their sister branches continually update us with beautifully rendered panoramas, high-res photos, and the always strange looking […]

Beauty is in the eye of the Nebula

Nebulae are merely gaseous clouds of different elements, and in some cases even organic molecules, which are suspended in the vacuum of space. Their alluring forms churn and swirl slowly about, victims to gravitational fluctuations, which in some cases create beautiful formations for our telescopes to observe. Below you can see the difference in a […]

Philae Lander wakes up!

The Philae lander has woken up and according to ESA should have enough energy to start scientific analysis of the comet surface within the next day or two. The Rosetta spacecraft continues to orbit the comet as it makes its way around the sun. This has been a stupendous accomplishment for ESA and hopefully will […]