They might come – if we can get off Earth in a decent timeframe. Until then, sci-fi writers, take a gander at this idea for a Martian city! See the Wild Plans for Nüwa, a Proposed City on Mars Built Inside a Giant Cliff By Vanessa Bates Ramirez May 19, 2021 Despite being able to land rovers on … Continue reading “If You Build It….”
No, I am not making this up, readers. And this is not a title ripped from the cover of one of the great Karina Fabian’s* books, either. She does nuns in space, not squid. Though perhaps this will give her some ideas…. Click the link to learn more! Nasa to launch baby squid to International … Continue reading Squids in Spaaace…!
….Then can we please apply this technology to a base on the moon? Pretty please? With sugar on top? Staging trips to Mars would be so much easier if we had a viable station on the moon. Relays work, people! Learn more about this amazing discovery through the link below, readers! And while you are … Continue reading If It Worked On Mars….
Remember that post about the sounds made by the nine planets in the Solar System? Well, it turns out that these were not the only noises NASA recorded and put in a playlist. They picked up a number of other cosmic melodies, most of which are rather creepy. You can listen to these sounds by … Continue reading A True Space Opera
Someone needs to invent a spaceship that will take us back to the moon. Then someone needs to put a base on the moon, so we can move on to Mars. At this point, it is just infuriating that we have not continued to explore the stars. There is too much that we have left … Continue reading New Discoveries for a New Generation
Learn about this recent, wet discovery on Ceres, readers! Dwarf Planet Ceres Has a Secret Saltwater Ocean George Dvorsky 8/11/20 12:19PM Scientists are attributing the mysterious bright spots on Ceres, the largest object in the main asteroid belt, to a gigantic reservoir of salty water beneath the dwarf planet’s crust. Subsurface oceans are the kind … Continue reading Secrets of the Dwarf Planet
The Silmarillion* begins with Eru Illuvatar giving the Ainur, Tolkien’s name for angels, a song to sing. When they sang, their music formed the “circles of the world.” And so, when the characters refer to “the circles of the world,” they are talking about every created thing in their known universe. While the people of … Continue reading Song of the Spheres
Click the link to learn more, readers: Scientists Discover 'Ice Fossils' in a 4.6 Billion-Year-Old Meteorite Shard Meteorite, NASA 8:10 PM A 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite landed in Algeria in 1990, the remnant of a larger asteroid born during the dawn of our solar system. New analysis of the meteorite, called Acfer 049, has revealed ice fossils trapped … Continue reading “Ice Fossils” – In a Meteorite?!
Click the link to learn more, readers: NASA spacecraft circling the sun stumbles upon a trail of shooting stars By Sarah Kaplan The Washington Post December 22, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO – Once there was an asteroid that flew too close to the sun. It was small and dark and rocky, too fragile to withstand such scorching … Continue reading A Grand Discovery
From the sound of it, this is a viable plan to revisit the moon. I know many would rather go straight to Mars, but that seems a bit too much to ask right now. After all, if we have connecting flights here on Earth; does it not make more sense to have them in the … Continue reading To the Moon, Alice!