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Space: The Final Frontier. Exploring space developments and theorizing about how humans fit into the universe.

Anthony Pullanoa year ago
Nuclear Propulsion
“Now I am become Death, destroyer of worlds.” Robert Oppenheimer spoke these words in July of 1945 when asked about his feelings after the Trinity test, the first successful detonation of a nuclear we...
Anthony Pullanoa year ago
The Warp Drive: A Crash Course In Relativity
The estimates from the Hubble Telescope suggest that there are upwards of 100 billion galaxies in the universe. Each with millions upon millions of stars (the Milky Way is a smaller galaxy with around...
Matthew Kresala year ago
Carl Sagan's 'Billions & Billions'
More than two decades after his untimely passing, Carl Sagan's life and work continue to resonate. The famous documentary series Cosmos, which helped to make him the best-known scientist of his time, ...
Astronomers Take New Highest-Resolution Image of Giant Star Betelgeuse
Betelgeuse is one of the largest stars known in our galaxy, a red supergiant, and now astronomers have taken the highest-resolution image ever so far. They used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillime...
Devon Keogha year ago
A History of Gravitational Waves
14th September 2015. A 4 kilometer long arm forming part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) changed its length by one ten-thousandth the width of a proton, due to a dist...
Sarah McDaniela year ago
The Mysteries Surrounding Black Holes
Black holes are probably the strangest thing in existence. For many reasons, they don't seem to really make sense at all. Black holes are formed when a star stars, which in their core contains nuclear...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 17
Read Chapters 1 - 16 at: Deep Sky Stories
Anya Wassenberga year ago
Solar Eclipse 2017
Solar eclipse 2017—are you ready for it? On August 21, 2017, for the first time in 99 years, a total eclipse of the sun will pass across the entire continental United States.
Anya Wassenberga year ago
Exoplanet Update: NASA Releases New Kepler Data
NASA released the latest data from the Kepler space telescope project. A total of 219 objects were identified as new planet candidates. More significantly, 10 of those were determined to be possible E...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 16
Read Chapters 1 - 15 at: Deep Sky Stories
Full Disclosure, Please
It's time for me to get something off my chest, even if it means stigma and ridicule from many people. I have always tried to be as skeptical as possible and endeavor to research everything thoroughly...
Krow Fischera year ago
Calling All Earth Warriors
I had a vision once, years ago. I saw domed pods with underground connections set in barren landscapes. The sky seeped a burnt orange, not enough light for the thorny scraggly plants to flourish. The ...
Aliens or Comets? Has the 'Wow!' Signal Mystery Finally Been Solved?
The search for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence is one of the most exciting pursuits in astronomy today. Needless to say, there is a lot of controversy and debate surrounding the topic, partl...
Made in DNAa year ago
Screaming Metal (Part 014)
Despite the warmth of the day that was still evident above, the cold within the depths of the abandoned tech seeped into her bones. Here, the outlines of the junk grew perilous; protected from the ele...
Mickey Riveraa year ago
Sci-Fi's Hired Gun: An Interview with Concept Artist Col Price
Wrapped into the folds of Col Price’s brain is a separate universe. As a UK based concept artist, Price makes a living off of it. Col is an artist of the mercenary variety. He put in 20 years of work ...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 14 (Pt. 2)
Read Chapters 1 - 14 at: Deep Sky Stories
Ian Huytona year ago
What If Climate Change Isn't Real?
Although the vast majority of experts believe in the case for man-made climate change, the average person is much more likely to have doubts. Perhaps 95% of climate scientists believe human actions ar...
History of Private Spaceflight Companies
Almost a century ago, the world began to see the emergence of the first private flight companies. Within a matter of decades, people were yearning to fly on planes from Pan Am, Delta, and Continental....