Daily Archives: August 12, 2012

Carnival of Space 262

Ladies and gentlemen and variations thereupon, I bid you welcome to this week’s edition of Carnival of Space. With Curiosity’s daredevil landing on Mars this week, there’s a distinctly martian flavour about this carnival! Whether this is your first time … Continue reading

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Astrotropes: Universal Time

Think of the biggest oversight you can in all of sci fi. One thing so fundamental to our daily lives that the idea doesn’t even register that it should be questioned. Unfortunately, it’s also the one thing which should literally … Continue reading

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This absolutely gorgeous sunspot image was captured and crafted by Mexican astronomer César Cantú. And… seriously just wow. I’m lost for words. There’s just so much in this image that it’s difficult to know where to start. From the amazing detail … Continue reading

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