Voyager 1 Encounters New Region in Deep Space

December 03, 2012 PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space. Scientists refer to this new region as a magnetic highway for charged particles because our sun’s…

NASA : Rough Solar weather ahead Captain!!

Our Sun is not our buddy. Yes, that sounds a tad dramatic and it’s meant to be more to get your attention so you really read this than anything else. Below we have this VERY recent article about a Coronal Mass Ejection (i.e. the Sun spitting stuff out – some pretty deadly stuff!) that happened…

Tau Zero by Poul Anderson

I read this book a while back and did a really brief review (it’s a hard title to review!) and figured I should finally just put the damn thing up – there are bound to be a few nuts like me who’ll put their brains through this wringer! Anyway, to the review! This is a…

Incredible Images from the ISS (image-gallery)

I had to share this with you guys – it’s a gallery of a selection of pictures that I really liked. These are some of the ones that stood out the most for me out of a spell-binding collection that are posted over at triggerpit: On September 22, 2010, with the departure of the Expedition…