Space

Hear the Russian Meteor Blast

You have seen the meteor strike from about 1000 angles and dash cams. Now you can hear the blast. Pretty amazing actually… The signal was filtered and sped up 135 times to make it audible to human ears, according to t...


Anyone have a really really big net?

The asteroid that is about to buzz Earth’s tower is worth some cash. $195 billion, space miners say It’s a lot of money. Foxnews.com (YUCK) has the full story: The space rock set to give Earth a historically close s...



Who’s Prepared for a Solar Superstorm?

The UK is! According to the Royal Academy of Engineering, the UK is the best country in preparedness for a solar super storm. Well woop-dee-doo.  At least we (The US) and in the lead as far as the most obnoxious reality s...


Huge Surprise! News Anchor Asks A Dumb Question (Video)

So by now you have heard the news of the Asteroid giving us a close fly by this week. How close? About 17,000 miles. On a global scale that is pretty damn close. We are in no danger of being hit. Even if we were the asteroid (2...



Curiosity begins first drilling on Mars

The Curiosity rover began the historic drilling on Mars on February 6th. Said on NASA scientist on the Curiosity team: “We be drillin that mutha!” I can not stress enough how cool this is. This man made robot that...


Tardigrades in Space or The TARDIS Experiment

Since you are here any way, give our podcast a try! The funniest podcast you will ever listen too done by two guys in two different cities. We talk about anything and everything. This is just a sample of the show. You can here ...



Chris Hadfield – A Twitter Account Worth Following

I follow some crazy people on Twitter just for the fun of it. One of those crazy people is The Iron Sheik of past WWF fame. To say he is crazy is truly an understatement. Here are some good ones from last night during the Supe...


Earth is Habitable, But Just Barely

An updated model for identifying  what is known as the “Habitable Zone” for life on other planets puts our little Earth just on the edge. A few 100,000 miles more and we are toast, or cold toast. Some guys much s...



Beautiful Full Moon Rise – [HD] Video

Full Moon Silhouettes from Mark Gee on Vimeo. This is an edited, single-shot (not time-lapse) video of the moon rising over Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand two days ago. It was filmed by Australian Astrophotog...


Tractor Beams ! Finally !!!

Scientists turn light into a tractor beam Finally! I mean come on– we have a damn robot on another planet! Why couldn’t we have a tractor beam going? My only concern is when they can make these simple for home use, ...



CME Heading Towards Earth (Video)

Solar Eruption Headed to Earth Apparently we are in no danger. We typically never are from the CMEs even when they are huge. Try telling some NASA conspiracy nut-jobs that. They are pretty sure the sun will be frying us any da...


Deep Space Industries | Asteroid Mining

Interested in a mining job? Interested in a mining job IN SPACE!? Don’t miss the video below the story as well. Check out the story from gizmag.com (Source: DSI) The first DSI spacecraft is the Firefly. According to a c...



What would it cost to move to Mars? How much you got? (Infographic)

Let’s face it, sooner or later we will all end up living on Mars and the kids in the future will just make fun of us for being dumb and hanging on boring ol’ Earth. If you want to make the move soon you better start...


Asteroid 2012 DA14 will pass close to Earth

Very, very close. I mean reeeeeally close. Not close enough for us to send Ben Afleck and Bruce Willis up in a space ship to blow it up. But it will pass within 20,000 miles of Earth.Close enough for astronomers to have nerd bo...



NASA wants to put an asteroid into orbit around the Moon

Why? “BECAUSE WE CAN!” screamed one NASA rep when asked. Maybe no one said that but if I was that smart I would be doing shit like that all the time “just because I could” Gizmag.com has the real s...


Ison – the comet of the century and it’s heading our way

A comet discovered by two Russian astronomers will be visible from Earth next year. Get ready for a  once-in-a lifetime light show, says David Whitehouse.  Full Story: independant.co.uk Maybe I am just paranoid from all of th...





 
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