Go Darke

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it

Browsing Category: Astronomy

Astronomy

Dark side of the moon

The solar system began to form about… 4.6 billion years ago. Give or take a couple of million… Our moon was potentially ‘habitable’ for about 500 million years after its… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Martian sunset

I think this picture is from Curiosity… and not from Insight in the Elysium Planitia as is widely being circulated on social media at the moment (and how we are now… Continue Reading

Astronomy, Philosophy

Windfall

I really like Thomas Sowell. I find him incredibly adroit. Although as a follower it makes Twitter think I’m a right wing conservative (it keeps suggesting these really awful people I… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Going nowhere slowly

Voyager 1 trundles along at 62,140 km/h. Every day our dinky looking space probe  travels +/- 1.5 million kilometers further way from the earth. 1AU… or astronomical unit is approximately 150,000,000… Continue Reading

Astronomy

Sunburn

If ever there was a misnomer its the word ‘Sunburn’. What ‘they’* actually mean is radiation damage. You know, from the yellow dwarf star positioned roughly eight light minutes from… Continue Reading