Recent developments in space made me think that perhaps a new space race is emerging. One not involving the United States.
Earlier today the Chinese… 146 more words
Articles in recent issues of Science and Nature add a new wrinkle for me in the matter of near-Earth objects (NEOs). The articles focus on the meteorite impact in Russia in February of this year. 217 more words
Gravity managed to impress in its first week in wide release (at least in the United States). It’s an impressive piece of film, and if you are going to see it, I strongly urge you to do it in a theater, and pay extra for the 3-D and IMAX projection. 187 more words