Some years ago, mankind found out how to find planets round other stars and this is done by measuring the light of a star and watching for a dip in the light that occurs when a planet (mainly a large one like Jupiter) passes in front of it. This can reduce the light of the... Continue Reading →
Atoms - there's not much to them in the first place, measures in something like picometres and consisting of a core of protons and / or neutrons with electron shells around it. but when you consider that atoms are about 99.9999999999996% empty space that makes you think. A hydrogen atom is about 99.9999999999996% empty space. Put another... Continue Reading →
I missed out on watching Captain Marvel at the cinema, so I had to wait until it came out on the streaming services and as it happened it came out the other week and I watched it. But in the time it's taken me to watch it I've noticed a lot of hate and negativity... Continue Reading →
Drip.Drip.Drip."Oh here's another leak." The young woman pointed, stopping and looking back."Dammit." The deep voice of a man replied. "Have we got any buckets left?""Just the one." The young woman replied, she help it up to the man. Both of them looked disheveled and tired. Their white pressure suits looking far from white with dirt... Continue Reading →
One of NASA's four Great Observatories, Spitzer launched on Aug. 25, 2003, and has studied the cosmos in infrared light. Its breathtaking images have revealed the beauty of the infrared universe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghnnbMWVtWU#action=share Spitzer made some of the first studies of exoplanet atmospheres (atmospheres of planets around stars other than our Sun). It confirmed two and discovered five of the seven Earth-size exoplanets around the... Continue Reading →
I got this from my writing buddy Sarah... Give yourselves time to watch this, seriously it's incredible. If not factually correct to thought process on the end of the Earth, civilisation and the universe it utterly mind blowing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD4izuDMUQA Enjoy!
For those of you I haven’t yet caught – Happy new year to you! Those of you that have been followers for some time will know that this is something that I take part in early in the new year, I take a look at my latter for last year and write myself a letter... Continue Reading →
Hello bloggies, happy new year to all of you! I hope you had a good Christmas break and are back doing whatever it is that you do. As it's been pointed out we're not only in a new year but in a new decade. Looking back on many levels things are nowhere near the same... Continue Reading →