The Perseid Meteor Shower.
4 August 2018
NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke has declared Perseid meteor shower as one of the most famous meteor showers of the years. The peak of the meteor shower will be on the 12-13th of August, with up to 60 meteors per hour entering the atmosphere. According to the NASA experts the moon will be very close to a new [...]
26 April 2018
Quite a lot of people are against the whole slaughtering animals by the millions in order to provide hot sexy protein to the populous, others are indifferent. I’ll pull some figures out of my ass here – livestock contributes to 40% of global agricultural output. More than 1/3 of all raw materials and fossil fuels consumed in the USA [...]
A Light Journey.
19 January 2018
Inside the center of the sun a huge mass squeezes down from all sides. A pressure and temperature so intense that four hydrogen nuclei give their lives to form one helium atom. The mass of the helium ‘ash’ is slightly less than that of the original nuclei – the mass is not lost; it is transferred into energy. Some of [...]
Space Elevators & Orbital Rings.
25 July 2017
After decades of construction work, your futuristic space station has been finished. Unfortunately, it’s on Earth. In order to get it into orbit you’ll have to lift it 35,000km and then provide it with a quite a bit of horizontal velocity. You check your bank account and it’s empty. After building your 7-tonne monstrosity you have [...]