July 8, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: an Unexpected Ray of Hope

This summer has been fairly generous as far as movies go. Sure we’ve had Michael Bay’s next explosion-fest “Transformers” movie, but we’ve also had some gems, […]
June 29, 2014

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? Enceladus.

Hi everyone. As you know, last time we took a look at 10 things you wanted to know about Uranus. This time, I thought it would […]
June 24, 2014

Who’s Out There—Someone Could Be!

In the astrobiology game of life, we seem to be winning on three fronts—the biochemical theory game, the numbers game, and gaming with computer simulations. So […]
June 23, 2014

Sci-fi Toys First Impressions – Lego Ultra Agents (Part II)

Last time, I considered a new sci-fi/secret agent themed Lego line that appeared in the company’s latest catalogue. The first wave of Ultra Agents consists of […]
June 18, 2014

How To Make A New Planet Home

The recipe for creating a habitable planet turns out to be surprisingly simple: Just add water—and atmospheric gases. Mars has both, relics from four billion years […]
June 11, 2014

Meet the newest blogger: Lindsey!

Generally, the first reaction when I give my opinion on why I personally consider myself as more of a Trekky than a Star Wars fan is […]
June 11, 2014

NASA's real life Enterprise may take us to other star systems one day

Dr. Harold “Sonny” White is still working on a warp drive at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Their work is still in the experimental stages but that doesn’t […]
June 11, 2014

Sci-Fi Toys First Impressions – Lego Ultra Agents (Part One)

I’ve been a fan of Lego all my life, as a sci-fi and fantasy nut who likes customization, creativity, and epic battles, and, having gotten a […]
June 10, 2014

The Most Extreme Environments Where Alien Life Could Be Found

There may be as many as 100 million habitable worlds in the Milky Way. But just what, exactly, are the requirements for life? And what are […]