Beyond the Rocket

June 18, 2015 David Hallquist 1

Beyond the Rocket by David Hallquist Liquid fuel and solid rocket engines have gotten up to orbit and the Moon, and has sent probes in slingshot paths throughout the Solar System. The technology is well […]


5 ways to space

May 6, 2015 sciphi 0

This is Genius has an interesting video up that I thought might be of interest to some of the SF writers (as well as readers) around here that look at 5 ways that have been […]


Should we visit Europa?

March 1, 2015 sciphi 0

Vox has an interesting post up that looks at why Scientists think there could be life on Jupiter’s moon Europa.. Space exploration seems like a reasonable use of state money, or at least more reasonable […]

Art & Music

Hubble snaps the Pillars of Creation

January 13, 2015 sciphi 0

The Hubble space telescope has been in orbit for 25 years and it has snapped some new images of the Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula. Check out the rest of them!


On Frontiers

January 1, 2015 David Hallquist 0

Frontiers Are all space-voyages about frontiers? Are there still frontiers on earth? A common theme in science-fiction is the generation colony ship. The idea is that the vessel would take centuries to arrive at its […]


Beautiful night photography

December 29, 2014 sciphi 0

Life Buzz has a post with some beautiful photography of the night sky over a wide variety of different places around the world. They are just gorgeous and provide the appropriate sense of awe. Check […]


Airships on Venus!

December 20, 2014 sciphi 0

IEEE Spectrum has an interesting article, NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration. I love airships, so I love this idea. The surface of Venus isn’t going to work for humans, but what […]