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Was ‘Oumuamua’ a light sail probe visiting the Solar System? Dr. Avi Loeb chats.

November 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Was ‘Oumuamua’ a light sail probe visiting the Solar System? Dr. Avi Loeb chats.

Dr. Avi Loeb of Harvard University (as well as the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics) does a little video about the background and science behind the oddness of the recent fly-through of the Oumuamua object, and why science suggests it might have been a solar sail probe of some sort on a fly-by.

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Editorial – November 2018: Seeking The Long Life.

November 4, 2018 | By | Reply More
Editorial – November 2018: Seeking The Long Life.

Hello everyone It is said that there might already be a human born who could reach 150 or even 200 years of age already alive today. After all, centenarians are likely to become ever more common in our generation, so more people should exceed that age as well. Likewise, someone who could be hale and […]

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Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

November 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Star Destroyer Halloween costume wins – just wins.

Andrew sent in word that after many months of gluing and painting, his Star Wars Star Destroyer costume was finished just in time for his kid’s Halloween. It comes equipped with a speaker to blare out the Imperial March, if it wasn’t cool enough already.

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Hacking NASA Secrets (Ancient Aliens trailer).

October 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Hacking NASA Secrets (Ancient Aliens trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the Hacking NASA Secrets edition of Ancient Aliens, in which UK computer hacker, Gary McKinnon, claims to have uncovered undeniable proof of the Majestic Twelve group’s secret human space force.

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Live like an eco-Hobbit.

September 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Live like an eco-Hobbit.

An energy-efficient eco-Hobbit home has been built by Lord of the Rings fan Jim Castigan deep in the woods of New York. It’s now for sale, too, if you’re interesting in riding out the encroach of the dark forces of Mordor. 

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Editorial – September 2018: Geek on my sleeve.

September 1, 2018 | By | Reply More
Editorial – September 2018: Geek on my sleeve.

    Hello everyone When I was young, I often wore something that would give away my interest in comics, whether it was a painted Phoenix design on the back of my white windcheater or the odd badge. These days I’m quite sedate in my choice of clothes whereas now it would less likely to […]

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Project Blue Book (UFO TV series).

July 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Project Blue Book (UFO TV series).

Here’s the new Project Blue Book drama which brings us some sub-X-files action as Project Blue Book is painted as a conspiracy to hide a truth which the U.S. Government is all too-aware of. This TV series from the History Channel (hmmm, not really history), stars Aidan Gillen (Littlefinger from “Game of Thrones”) and Michael Malarkey (from “The […]

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Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

Conspiracy plots tend to be border-line with SF these days, more so as so much SF is far into the future than current times. Then again, with at least 18 months to 2 years before a book sees print, any modern day conspiracy plot can quickly become dated these days if you want to include […]

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Oumuamua’s odd speed-up: NASA has one theory, UFOlogists, another.

June 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Oumuamua’s odd speed-up: NASA has one theory, UFOlogists, another.

Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed Oumuamua, the first known interstellar object to travel through our solar system, received a rather strange boost in speed and shift in trajectory as it passed through the inner solar system last year. “Our high-precision measurements of Oumuamua’s […]

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Spotting conspiracy bullshitters – advice by that guitar-strumming Canadian astronaut.

April 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Spotting conspiracy bullshitters – advice by that guitar-strumming Canadian astronaut.

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield brings you his astronaut’s guide to flat Earth theory – or how to spot conspiracy bullshitters even when your sense of smell has been corrupted by mainstream media.

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