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?
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
I found this blog thanks to this entry about Russian retro-futuristic art. But truth be told, I prefer some older posts even better. Also, one about Buran, the ill-fated russian space shuttle...
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
An article in Cosmos argues that we need to go into space. I sort of agree with the points being made in that article, except with one little caveat. At this point, we still don't know with any certainty if we can go into space to achieve the objectives given there. Being able to travel … Continue reading Do we need to go into space?
SpaceX did their second test flight on March 21st: