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Humanity as a Space Faring Civilization

This is just a quick post on the subject of the human race becoming a space faring civilisation.

On numerous occasions I’ve spoken to Dude about the collective human future and once he gave me a timeline of how things will unfold. 1,170 more words

Book Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

I was given Artemis by Andy Weir as a present over the holidays this past year.  I was excited to receive it because I’d read his short story The Egg and his book The Martian (also a gift), both of which I really liked it.   450 more words

Reading

Cavern on the Moon

Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

This is actually a very positive find, because if there is to be a colony on the moon, safety and air conservation will be far better controlled in an underground cavern rather than domes. 45 more words

Travel

Artemis by Andy Weir

As soon as I found out Andy Weir had a new book out, I requested it from the library. It wasn’t even in the holdings yet, but I wanted to be high on the hold list. 474 more words

Book Review

The City on the Moon: A Review of Artemis, by Andy Weir

Andy Weir’s first novel took us to the barren landscape of Mars, where a lone astronaut struggled to survive on a harsh world.  Super storms, a thin atmosphere, a general lack of sustainable food and water, and the inability to call home for help all threatened the life of Mark Watney.  957 more words

Literature

Flipping Odometers

As a child, I enjoyed watching the car’s odometer count the miles.   I awaited the moment when all the nines would line up and then, holding my breath, watched them roll into all zeroes.   215 more words

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