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"
Today I’m launching what may or may not be a new series: Dumb Questions. In school teachers often say there’s no such thing as a dumb question, well I’m out to prove them wrong. The idea is this, start with a simple question: How far away is the moon? and keep going further and further […]Read more "Dumb Questions: The Moon"
I’m going to space. A little while back, I was hanging out with my friends thinking about the future and what I was going to do with my life, when I cam to a decision. I am going to space, it is decided. It takes a special kind of arrogance to believe that you not […]Read more "Matt Goes to Mars"
It has just dawned on me that I never finished the sequel to my award-winning post “Why We Can’t have Nice Things Pt.1”.Well here I am, back once again to crush your hopes and dreams. So let’s get down to it. Hover boards- So it’s 2015 and if Back to the Future taught us anything, […]Read more "Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Pt. 2"