When the word “clean” becomes just a tad more well defined.Read More Nerdy Stuff: Clean energy may get cleaner
This is sunlight. It has traveled 150 000 000 kilometres to reach us, just to get fuzzed up on the last couple of kilometres in the Earth’s atmosphere before it gets partially absorbed by the stuff in and on the ground. Not complaining, me. Without all of this, the colours in that image would be […]Read More What if I told you that you run around with your eyes closed?
This image illustrates that space junk is a problem. Remember, though, that none of these bits are even as big as a pixel much less as enourmous as they seem to be in the image. This means that we can still do something about it – as we should! Click on the source link to […]Read More Space junk and what to do about it
Quantum computing can make your head spin slightly, yes.Read More Nerdy Stuff: Quantum computing
You’ve probably seen the images I took of the aurora during the Northern winter months. If not, go take a look at either one of these profiles: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ The way to produce these images is by keeping the objective of your camera open for long enough to gather the right amount of light. […]Read More Rainy day: It ain’t real if you can’t see it?
This is a piece of space history. A rather smallish piece of space history, to be sure, but nonetheless just that. It’s an old horn antenna during what I believe will be her last days in operation. In fact, it’s used as teaching equipment now. Turning two knobs, each for their respective rectangular coordinate, trying […]Read More Second life of space tech equipment: a piece of history
…pero no te metas con la naturaleza.Read More Ve a donde debes,…
Looking at this detail, there are many stories my brain conjures up. They have to do with the ocean in the background, shipwrecks and the “tooth of time gnawing away” at the remnants of long gone boats. Imagine the memory of the people involved in all the big and small drama surrounding those boats slowly […]Read More Imagination without knowledge? Spring surprises
When “artist’s impression” does not mean “lasting expression of imagination”.Read More SPT2349-56: Do you think artist’s impressions are useful?
Humans can be awesome!Read More Nerdy Stuff: Laser guitar