How to see the closest supernova in a generation!

“After your death you will be what you were before your birth.” –Arthur Schopenhauer If only every star’s death could be as glorious as a supernova, rocketing anywhere from thousands to millions of Earth-masses out of a star and into interstellar space. When we get one in our galaxy, like we do every few hundred … Read moreHow to see the closest supernova in a generation!

How the US Government Chose to Ruin the James Webb Space Telescope, and Blamed NASA

“A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” –John Burroughs The greatest tool for astronomers of the past 20 years has, without a doubt, been the Hubble Space Telescope. Since its launch in 1990, it’s no stretch to say more scientific knowledge has come out … Read moreHow the US Government Chose to Ruin the James Webb Space Telescope, and Blamed NASA

A world where your footsteps never fade

“We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown.” –Arthur Eddington Since the dawn of mankind, we’ve left innumerable footsteps across the lands, as we’ve traveled far and wide across the globe. But (with very rare exceptions) these footsteps don’t last. With winds and/or rains abundant all over Earth, among many other … Read moreA world where your footsteps never fade