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Comic by Hannah Blumenreich. Happy Caturday!

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An item on my wish list: See a sunrise from orbit. Earth’s atmosphere scatters out the blue from sunlight. The scattered light makes the atmosphere look blue, but the sunlight has all of its blue photons scattered out from it, giving it … Continue reading

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Discovered on Tumblr. The Milky Way is around 100000 light years in diameter, meaning that 200 light years makes about 0.002% of the Milky Way’s diameter. Perhaps the answer to Fermi’s Paradox is simply that others are out there, but … Continue reading

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With apologies for slightly mutilating Jhonen Vasquez’s post Comic Con doodle. But honestly, it pretty much sums up how I feel, realising all of the stuff I need to do now I’m home…

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I should write here more. I seem to have been on an extended accidental hiatus, and intend on remedying this in the near future…

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Make a wish. ♥︎

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An addendum to my earlier post about Henry Gee being a doucheweasel to Dr Isis. In keeping an eye on how this may play out, I found a post by Michael Eisen on his blog, it is NOT junk. His … Continue reading

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Happiness Molecules

Today is brought to you by caffeine, vitamin D, and serotonin. That is all.  

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Skylon Spaceplane: The Spacecraft of Tomorrow So last year when my spacecraft infographic got picked up, one thing which a lot of people commented on was Skylon. And it most certainly is an impressive beast. So basically, after 30 years … Continue reading

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