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The Martian, by Andy Weir

Okay everyone, I recently finished The Martian, by Andy Weir. As many of you may know this is currently being made into a movie and is set to be released this October. 498 more words

Andy Weir

Space ~ The One True Conquest

In the exaggerated swirls that have become my days
I watch the diamonds fading into the ebon jet of the coming night
And I wonder if those stars… 108 more words


Five things I learned from my science-major friends

This summer, I became friends with a group of students taking Organic Chemistry. We began to hang out every weekend, and we had tons of fun, but they also stretched me and caused me to grow. 995 more words


Album of the Week - 4th July 2015

Totem Terrors
‘Hard Science’

Fact: Totem Terrors are a two piece from Cardiff. One bloke. One girl. Oh and the obligatory drum machine which they probably have a pet name for, such as Sir Bangsalot. 924 more words


You can now run a MOOC at your own pace, from July 1

The Denial 101x MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) was a great success, with thousands of participants and many satisfied students. I admit that I was quite touched by the mostly positive student reactions and I am thankful to John Cook for inviting me to contribute to this course in a small way. 1,552 more words

Soft Science

Science is Low Scripture

The more hard science you know the easier the Bible is to believe.

Over the course of my life I have found most atheists know… 132 more words

For The Benefit Of Mankind

SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson

Stephenson’s latest offering, a looooong speculative fiction, sci fi really, is really three books all strung together.

What happens is — the moon disappears.  Yeah, right in front of everybody’s eyes.  494 more words