In case you hadn't been following along, rocket technology is on the cusp of changing human civilization forever. Over a decade ago, SpaceX started out with the goal of drastically reducing the cost of spaceflight. How? By reusing flown rocket
I went and saw Life this past weekend, and it left me quite disappointed. Here are a few brief thoughts I had about this film upon (not so) careful reflection. WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS. What's with that lock-down procedure?
Humanity is on the precipice of a space age. The Space Foundation estimated the value of the global space economy at $330 billion USD in 2014, growing at nearly 10% annually. At this rate of growth, the space industry could
The whole of human civilization spends less than one thousandth (<0.1%) of the world's annual GDP on space exploration and development. In comparison, the world spends about 10% of its GDP on health care, and more than half
On this Valentines Day, I'm examining the (not so) secret love lives of galaxies. And by love, I of course mean gravity (they do, after all, share one thing in common... I'll get to that later). LIKE GRAVITY, LOVE BRINGS
Approximately 190 light years from Earth is a star that's estimated to be 14.46 billion years old. That makes it the oldest object ever observed. And, if accurate, it would also mean that the star is older than the