Tag Archives: Space

Captain Kirk wants us to NOT go beyond the Final Frontier

I really don’t have time for this – too much else to do – but there’s very little that can possibly be more urgent. William Shatner, AKA Captain Kirk of the USS Enterprise, emailed me (well, OK, not personally, it … Continue reading

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Everything in Sync

If you’re like me, you probably have a need to share content with others on occasion. Email is not always an option, especially with very large files (and it’s not polite to oblige the recipient to download a lot of … Continue reading

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Hubble into music

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
Back to the space telescope! I cannot stop engaging in Hubble stories and republishing them in this place. The latest is an account, published here, of how scientists turned an image of a galaxy…

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Exploring the deep and beyond for Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day, folks! Today is special, as it marks the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day. To celebrate this event, I want to point you to a couple of thingies… Recently, Kavita Ramial introduced me to a deep dive (10 … Continue reading

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We’ve (literally) never been here before….

This twenty-minute video spends a lot of time talking about… time. It’s only at the end that it arrives at the punchline, which is to demonstrate how each and every one of us is travelling at approximately 2.1 million kilometres … Continue reading

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A new kind of self-awareness

‘Overview’ is a short film that explores the phenomenon of ‘the Overview Effect’ through interviews with five astronauts who have experienced it, and features insights from commentators and thinkers on the wider implications and importance of this understanding for society, … Continue reading

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Unknown universe

A timely follow-on from my recent wibble ‘Focus‘… This video* represents ‘The Known Universe‘: and yet most members of our seven billion strong species are blissfully unaware of its true extent. “Space,” it says, “is big. REALLY big. You just … Continue reading

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