Category Archives: astronomy

Something Funny Happened On The Way To The Moon

Aerospace engineer Sara Howard’s new book revelas what it was like to work on the Apollo program at the height of the space race.

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Why our world may actually be nothing but a hologram

Some clever folks have done SCIENCE! in their BRAINS and have come to the conclusion that we may be living in a hologram. Or something. Apparently. Truth be told, we’re not really sure.

Yup, we’re still all pretty much screwed. Maybe.

Forget supervolcanoes, tsunamis and asteroid impacts. If we’re talking end-of-the-wolrd, gamma-ray bursts are the shit.

Science, Carl Sagan and dancing weasels, oh my!

Carl Sagan, Richard Feynman, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye and Stephen Hawking set to music, beautifully. Oh, and some weasels.

dogsounds interviews: Sara Howard, Apollo engineer

dogsounds interviews Sara Howard, one of very few women who worked in the Apollo project, and the first female aerospace engineer.

NASA releases first images of Apollo Hardware. On Moon.

Nasa unveils the first, early high-pass, low-resolution images from the Lunar Reconnaisance Orbiter that show the Apollo landing sites.

New Avoid Spikes comic now online!

40 years ago today, something rather stellar happened.

Nixon’s failed Apollo moon landing speech

Richard Nixon had a speech drafted in case the Apollo Moon landings failed, and this is it.

Retard Of The Week: crazy batshit insane tin-foilers

What keeps me addicted to conspiracy theory websites? Here’s an example of the comical nonsense to be found, that is both alluring and anathaema.

Everybody look at the moon

A stunning image of the full moon, in startling detail. Beautiful.