Archive for the ‘Science’ Category
Help Craft a Response to SETI’s ‘Wow!’ Signal
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 27, 2012 under Science, Space
Could Contact be coming true? It's too bad Carl Sagan isn't around for this. In a publicity stunt to promote their new "Chasing UFO" series on the NatGeo channel, National Geographic is crowd-sourcing a response to the famous "Wow!" signal from 1977, which could be an alien broadcast from somewhere in Sagittarius. To participate, you just need to tweet your message to the aliens with the tag #C... more.
- Viking Found Life on Mars in 1976 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 24, 2012 under News, Science, Space
The 5 Most Exciting Current Space Missions
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 23, 2012 under Featured, Lists, Science, Space
NASA is painfully underfunded these days, which basically eliminated the manned space program and reduced America to a third world country. Russia, China, and other countries are flying humans in space on a regular basis while Florida is struggling to find jobs for 100,000 people displaced when NASA ended the Shuttle Program and their budget was slashed. Yet in these dark times for space buf... more.
Every Planet in the Galaxy
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 21, 2012 under News, Science, Space
Even if you're not a member, the Planetary Society should be something you should pay attention to as a space buff. If it wasn't for them, we never would have seen this awesome image made by xkcd, which illustrates all 786 known planets in the Milky Way to scale. At the rate that planets are being discovered, this picture will likely be outdated pretty q... more.
Voyager 1 About to Go Interstellar
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 20, 2012 under News, Science, Space
The last few days has brought exciting news for space buffs, as NASA is receiving data from Voyager 1 suggesting that the 34-year-old spacecraft is about to become the first manmade object to enter interstellar space. NASA announced the news on their page for the Voyager missions: "The laws of physics say that someday Voyager will become the first human-made object to enter interstellar space, ... more.
- The Venus Transit As Seen by Fanboys 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on June 14, 2012 under Pics, Science, Space
Why it’s important that we invest in space
1 CommentsPosted by Jason Peffley on June 4, 2012 under News, Science, Space, Tech, Videos
Another inspirational video has been made to fuel the #penny4nasa movement and once again Neil Degrasse Tyson hits the nail on the head. I was watching a show on the History Channel the other day called "It came from Space" and was shocked at how much technology came from the moon race alone. Everything from the oxygen units that firefighters use to thermal blankets to compact electronics are ... more.
- “Coast to Coast AM” Plot Confirmed for Prometheus 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 10, 2012 under News, Science, Space
Ben Goertzel on Artificial Intelligence: Science Fiction or Simply Science?
1 CommentsPosted by Jason Peffley on May 7, 2012 under Featured, News, Science, Tech
From R2D2 to The Terminator, and everything in between - Sci Fi fans around the world have fallen in love with artificial intelligence. Ready to have your mind blown? We're not too far off from making the AI in Sci Fi, a reality. Unfortunately like with most things that could help humanity, AI research is very poorly funded. Recently, I was able to get in touch with more.
- First Footage from Cameron’s Challenger Deep Dive 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on March 28, 2012 under News, Science, Videos