“Oops!” is funny in sci-fi movies because in real life the consequences of human error in space tend to be terrible. But not always, according
This is an update of the February 2019 post series. Well, humanity has safely punched an asteroid TWICE now, each time hard enough to knock
At the end of June, NASA announced plans to send a drone called Dragonfly to Titan, one of Saturn’s moons. Trekkies know Titan: But really,
No, not moss, lichen, and grass. Plate tectonics! That split in the ground of Iceland shown above is where two tectonic plates are spreading apart.
They’re working on it — the scientists, not Michael Bay. Here is an update on the next approach of Apophis, in 2029: Featured image: NASA/JPL-CalTech
But the Kuiper Belt may already have a king: Sigh. If only we had warp drive and could steer the New Horizons spacecraft like a