NASA Finds Moon of Saturn Has Chemical That Could Form ‘Membranes’

NASA scientists have definitively detected the chemical acrylonitrile in the atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan, a place that has long intrigued scientists investigating the chemical precursors of life. On Earth, acrylonitrile, also known as vinyl cyanide, is useful in the manufacture of plastics. Under the harsh conditions of Saturn’s largest moon, this chemical is thought... Continue Reading →


Mad Manic Monday on Planet Simon

This is the first chance I've had to post today - the writing tool has been down for a bit which has added to the mad manics of my usual Monday. Some of this however is self inflicted... let me explain. For some time I've been spending too long on writing my first work of... Continue Reading →

Manic Monday on Planet Simon

I'm not sure why I used that header image - it just seems kinda fun to me, maybe I'll be concocting some evil things this week - who knows? But this is the start of another week, another 5 days or so to get through before the next weekend comes and we can do whatever... Continue Reading →

Fidget Gadgets

For a few months now there has been a craze gripping the kinds here in the UK and I think all over the world. Fidget Spinners. These small gadgets are basically a spinney thing that you hold in the centre hub and spin. These things come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and colours... Continue Reading →

Phobos Photobombs Hubble Mars Shots

The sharp eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars. Because the moon is so small, it appears star-like in the Hubble pictures. Over the course of 22 minutes, Hubble took 13 separate exposures, allowing astronomers to create a time-lapse video showing the diminutive moon's... Continue Reading →

Employers – Valuing Employee’s

This is part of a series of posts that have been inspired by the attitudes of employers over recent years. Having worked in a few places and seen how the 'Inspiration Leadership Handbook' is applied (or in most cases not) I feel that getting this out into the blogging is long overdue.   Rewards Rewards... Continue Reading →

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