Are you ready for some satellite disruption? Solar storms are.
Our Solar System’s Sun is currently an extremely busy star. The Sun goes through cycles of activity ranging from periods of minimal to middling solar activity and eventually entering ‘solar maximums’. Our Sun is currently at a grand solar maximum and has been since 1920. Continue reading
Space has been in the news a lot lately. NASA recently celebrated a birthday and overrated producer Dr. Dre said he wants to geek out with an interplanetary instrumental album. Continue reading
An instrumental album is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. I have the ideas for it.
I want to call it The Planets. I don’t even know if I should be saying this, but fuck it. [Laughs.]
It’s just my interpretation of what each planet sounds like. I’m gonna go off on that. Just all instrumental.
I’ve been studying the planets and learning the personalities of each planet.
I’ve been doing this for about two years now just in my spare time so to speak.
I wanna do it in surround sound. It’ll have to be in surround sound for Saturn to work.” ~Dr. Dre, an interview with Vibe Magazine
I love how this guy has “spare time” while the most faithful and naive are still expecting his famed silver unicorn of a project Detox. Continue reading
Our only chance of long-term survival is not to remain inward looking on planet Earth, but to spread out into space…
Our population and our use of the finite resources of planet Earth are growing exponentially, along with our technical ability to change the environment for good or ill.” ~Stephen Hawking
In an interview with the science website Big Think famed theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said humankind should abandon the planet and colonize space in the next 200 years. Continue reading
The kids are fond of saying, “What’s really good?” and in a way it’s a kind of non question like saying, “Seriously?”, but when it comes to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) I’ve asked myself many times what’s really good with those folks, their budget and their mission. Continue reading