Technology

NASA’s Brand New Asteroid Mission!

NASA’s Brand New Asteroid Mission!

NASA has a new spacecraft that can save Earth. Unfortunately, it isn't funded and it won't make its first test flight until 2022 at the earliest. Read More »

Killer Asteroids: Can We Stop Them?

Killer Asteroids: Can We Stop Them?

If a "nation killer" asteroid comes heading our way, Bruce Willis won't be able to save us. Read More »

(Book Review) X-15 Diary: The Story of America’s First Space Ship

(Book Review) X-15 Diary: The Story of America’s First Space Ship

In 1960, twenty years before the Space Shuttle, NASA launched another manned, airplane-shaped spacecraft to the fringes of space. Neil Armstrong was one of its pilots. Read More »

Killer Asteroids: Can We Track Them?

Killer Asteroids: Can We Track Them?

If an asteroid the size of an 18-wheeler collided with Earth it would cause massive destruction. And since there are a lot of these, can we at least keep an eye on where they are? Not very well. Read More »

Asteroids!  Why Does It Have To Be Asteroids?

Asteroids! Why Does It Have To Be Asteroids?

Are asteroids humanity's Armageddon or the promised land? It depends on which gets here first. Read More »

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

The ambitious mission of the James Webb Space Telescope is "to see the first light of the universe”. Read More »

Blueprint for a Battlestar by Rod Pyle

Blueprint for a Battlestar by Rod Pyle

Blueprint for a Battlestar by Rod Pyle will take readers on a fact finding mission where the science is explained and the fiction just may become reality. Read More »

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder Part 4

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder Part 4

M. D. Jackson's final installment on the history of visual effects in cinema takes us from the CGI revolution of Jurassic Park to the present. Read More »

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

Do Not Barco Engage Yet, Mister Sulu!

One screen good, three screens better? Not, as Ira Nayman found, in the case of a screening of Star trek: Beyond in Barco Escape. Read More »

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 3

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 3

In the third part of his history of computer generated imagery, M. D. Jackson takes us from The Last Starfighter to Terminator 2, with a side trip to the Italian renaissance. Read More »

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