Going to deep space, now theoretically possible?

I have already discussed earlier why we need to go into deep space if we want to have a future as a specie. But the problem is how to do it? Until now, this was considered impossible. A first theoretical step had been made, with the Alcubierre drive, an interesting solution to the equations of general … Continue reading Going to deep space, now theoretically possible?

Hyperlatives

No little thing is to small for grandiose words chiseled by some marketing war machine. Seen on a Lampe Berger anti-mosquito product this morning: Parfum "Absolu de vanille" Vanilla Gourmet Scent Not only is this ridiculously hyperlative, but they also have a different "tint" for the Engish and French version. English reader will notice that … Continue reading Hyperlatives

Why we need to go into deep space

An interview of A.C. Clarke reminded me of a topic I wanted to write about for a long time: why do we need to gain the ability to go into deep space? 50 years in space During the first 50 years of space exploration, we have sent many satellites and, more importantly, developed a whole … Continue reading Why we need to go into deep space