To paraphrase my senior design professor, what’s the point of going to space if there’s nothing to kill? Well for one it’s rad as fuck. It doesn’t get much more metal than riding a giant exploding fireball into the sky. But has a point, if something’s worth having, humans are willing to kill each other […]Read more "Who Owns the Moon or: Why Property is a Social Construct #communism: Making Star Wars a Reality"
It’s been almost three months since Star Wars episode VIII came out. There’s been a lot of talk about this movie, the community remains heavily divided about The Last Jedi to this day. I’ve heard lots of arguments both for an against this movie. I’ve thought about it long and hard, and I think I’m […]Read more "Matt Reviews: Star Wars the Last Jedi"
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Boy oh boy it has been an exciting few weeks for space. NASA launched Osiris REX which is going to fly out to asteroid Bennu take a little bite out of the surface, and send it back to earth. And then there was the SpaceX rocket that exploded, which was awesome! Well…it wasn’t awesome for SpaceX, […]Read more "SpaceX Go Boom"
There’s been a lot of noise in the past few years about Artificial Intelligence. One of the biggest discussion topics is the fear that upon the creation of the first AI, that AI will then decide to murder us all in a Terminator: Judgement Day style apocalypse. It’s what I like to call the Skynet Hypothesis™. […]Read more "The AI are coming to eat your Braaaains!"
Hoooooly shit, there is a new Star Wars trailer out right now. Also this happened. But as much as I love that picture we’re gonna talk about the trailer. Not gonna lie it kind of snuck up on me. I guess it never really set in that there’s going to be a new Star Wars movie […]Read more "MOAR STARS! MOAR WARS!"
Welcome back to dumb questions, the show where we ask dumber and dumber questions until we break science. Today’s question is, how fast is light? As you can probably guess, really damn fast. Light, which is composed of pure energy travels at 3×10^8 meters per second, or in pleb-speak 671 million mph. By comparison the fastest […]Read more "How Fast is Light? -Dumb Questions"