Our amazing universe. Continue reading Can’t catch a falling star
Tag: Carl Sagan
We, the nuclear hostages
Ever since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, people have known that nuclear weapons are morally wrong. Continue reading We, the nuclear hostages
Are we alone in the universe or is another form of intelligent life reaching out across the light years? Continue reading Alien nations
What planet are these people on?
In 2022 four astronauts will leave Earth for a mission to Mars. A US$6.3 billion project hopes to recoup some of its costs by selling the television rights. And the participants in this TV reality show? Well, they’re probably not coming back. Continue reading What planet are these people on?
“Now, Voyager, sail thou forth”
Science writing – health, climate change, environment, nanotechnology, biotechnology – often gets a poor press. Too technical, too obscure, too fantastic. A joy, therefore, to find a brilliant article in the latest issue of The Smithsonian on the exploration of outer space. Continue reading “Now, Voyager, sail thou forth”