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


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


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


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


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