What is a Wormhole?

  Science fiction loves a wormhole - it takes us between places and realities very quickly. But what are they? This explains...   https://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/173961750241/what-is-a-wormhole   Credit: Astronomyblog on Tumblr Planet Simon   Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram Also look … Continue reading What is a Wormhole?

The Fabric of Space / Time and Relativity

This simple little diagram gives us a crude 2D visualisation of what gravity and relativity in space is about...   http://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/170835503086/astronomyblog-according-to-general-relativity Credit: Astronomyblog on Tumblr   Planet Simon   Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram Also look me up on: Pinterest  … Continue reading The Fabric of Space / Time and Relativity

Humans on Mars – My view on the Logic and Insanity

The concept of human colonising Mars isn't new - it's decades old and has been talked about since space travel started in the 1950's and 60's. Since the Moon landings the science community has viewed that travelling to Mars as being the next logical step in manned space exploration. The science and engineering behind this effort … Continue reading Humans on Mars – My view on the Logic and Insanity

Seven Earth-size Planets Have Been Discovered Orbiting A Potentially Habitable Solar System

An exciting discovery from NASA that the world is talking about (via Sparkonit) Seven Earth-size planets that could potentially harbor life have been spotted orbiting a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, which is located at 39 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. According to NASA, all seven could potentially support liquid water, on the surface, … Continue reading Seven Earth-size Planets Have Been Discovered Orbiting A Potentially Habitable Solar System

Scary look at Earth’s dwindling resources

Most of the resources we have on Earth cannot be replaced. We're often told in the media about how this or that is running out. This graphic shows a sample of the resources we're using - it's interesting and a little scary. See the link for the full information. http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120618-global-resources-stock-check Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed … Continue reading Scary look at Earth’s dwindling resources

Black Holes – Time dilation and messing with my head

My mind is getting a bit fried right now. Maybe it's to do with this time of year, but I've been thinking about time dilation, black holes and that kind of thing. This has all come about from the film Interstellar where a group of astronauts try to find a new home for the human … Continue reading Black Holes – Time dilation and messing with my head