Archive for the ‘Space’ Category
The Solar Eclipse from Space
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 22, 2012 under Pics, Space
This is by far the most amazing image you'll see all week. While we did see some great images of Sunday's ring of fire eclipse from Earth, nothing can match this amazing shot taken from space. ... more.
- Scotty Flying to Space on SpaceX Today 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under News, Space
- “Coast to Coast AM” Plot Confirmed for Prometheus 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on May 10, 2012 under News, Science, Space
- Pluto’s Revenge 0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on March 28, 2012 under Pics, Space
The Truth Behind That Awesome Jupiter/Io Image
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on March 26, 2012 under News, Science, Space
Recently this awesome image of Jupiter with its moon Io hit the net and spread like wildfire with everyone posting it to their Facebook wall and linking it on twitter. But is it real? Phil Plait over at Bad Astronomy says it is, but explains how it was created: The shot of Jupiter is actually a composite of three images taken in the infrared, well past what the human eye can see. That big blue ... more.
Russia Is Going to the Moon (LOL)
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on March 15, 2012 under News, Science, Space
While the Russian space agency has been getting a little bit of attention lately as being our taxi service up to the ISS, the country that kicked off the space race has decided they want to land on the Moon. If you're a space buff, you can laugh. That's ok. For everyone else wondering why we're laughing, the kid who lives down the street from you who makes toy rockets is more likely to land on th... more.
How Much Would You Pay For The Universe?
3 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on March 14, 2012 under News, Science, Space
Here is a video that I sincerely hope goes viral and eclipses the Kony 2012 hysteria from last week. Share this video with everyone you know, use the #Penny4NASA in your tweets, and really get behind this as this is important. This video was put together from multiple sources, and uses some very well chosen clips of Neil deGrasse Tyson really getting passionate about the current underfunding of... more.
Eisenhower’s Alien Summit (Partially) Confirmed
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on February 17, 2012 under News, Science, Space
One of the most legendary stories in UFO lore is that President Eisenhower met with alien representatives in 1954 while vacationing in Palm Springs. The story goes that Eisenhower was given word of the meeting's availability and quickly left a party when a cover story of a tooth ache was created. Apparently his dentist has no record of him having work done that night, and the story goes that he wa... more.
NASA Releases Disappointing Dark Side of the Moon Video
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on February 3, 2012 under News, Science, Space
NASA has a Grail spacecraft orbiting the moon and taking pictures of the far side (which we can't see from Earth), and they've released a "video" of the dark side. Unfortunately it isn't much of a video. It really just looks like a still picture that they pan past the camera pretty quickly. It's far out and you can't see much detail, and even if there was anything interesting it was airbrushed out... more.
5 of the Most Unbelievable Alien Conspiracy Theories
0 CommentsPosted by Jeremy Conrad on under Featured, Lists, Space
Like most scifi fanboys, we love a good alien conspiracy theory. Almost every week there seems to be some kind of new UFO footage online, and one or two of these spark into larger flames of conspiracies theories that span the years. There are plenty of amazing UFO sightings, but those are best saved for a future list. Instead, we'll look at five of the most amazing conspiracy theories of things ... more.