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Archive for the 'Science' Category

Is God Giving The Universe The Finger ?

by @ Tuesday, April 27th, 2010. Filed under Humor, Religion, Science, Space Exploration

This cropped section of a larger Hubble image of the Keyhole Nebula does make you think so doesn’t it ?
H/T: Pajama Pundit

Stephen Hawking Warns: Don’t Go Looking For E.T.

by @ Sunday, April 25th, 2010. Filed under Science, Space Exploration

One of the world’s most famous theoretical physicists makes a sanguine warning about the life we may encounter elsewhere in the universe:
THE aliens are out there and Earth had better watch out, at least according to Stephen Hawking. He has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain to exist — but that instead of seeking them [...]

Interstellar Photo Of The Day

by @ Saturday, April 24th, 2010. Filed under Science, Space Exploration

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the launch and deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA gave us this image of the Carina Nebula
Click picture for full-size version

Cool Photo Of The Day — The Dirty Thunderstorms Of Eyjafjallajökull

by @ Tuesday, April 20th, 2010. Filed under Science

Click photo to embiggen.
Explained here.

Obama’s Space Plan: One Very Small Step

by @ Thursday, April 15th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Science, Space Exploration

President Obama went to Cape Canaveral today to address workers there about the changes he is planning for American’s manned spaceflight program:
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama predicted Thursday his new space exploration plans would lead American astronauts to Mars and back in his lifetime, a bold forecast relying on rockets and propulsion [...]

Neil Armstrong Blasts Obama’s Revised Space Plan

by @ Wednesday, April 14th, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Science, Space Exploration

The First Man On The Moon has never been one to attract attention to himself, and he’s turned down dozens of opportunities over the years to cash in on his celebrity or follow his fellow astronaut John Glenn into politics, so when he talks publicly, people pay attention.
Today, he’s in the news because he signed [...]

Evangelical Scholar Fired From Seminary After Acknowledging Evolution

by @ Sunday, April 11th, 2010. Filed under Dumbasses, Education, Evolution vs. ID, Science

A scholar at the Reformed Theological Seminary was forced out of the school after making a statement accepting the scientific basis for evolution:
When it comes to incriminating videos these days, the one of Bruce K. Waltke might seem pretty tame. It shows the noted evangelical scholar of the Old Testament talking about scholarship, faith and [...]

Large Hadron Collider Collides, Universe Doesn’t End

by @ Tuesday, March 30th, 2010. Filed under Science

After a false start this morning, the Large Hadron Collider finally started doing what it was designed to do:
PASADENA, Calif. — After 16 years and $10 billion — and a long morning of electrical groaning and sweating — there was joy in the meadows and tunnels of the Swiss-French countryside Tuesday: the world’s biggest physics [...]

The End Of All Existence, Delayed Once Again

by @ Tuesday, March 30th, 2010. Filed under Science

Once again, the Large Hadron Collider has suffered a malfunction on the verge of being fully operational:
GENEVA (AP) — The world’s largest atom smasher was ready to start a new era of science on Tuesday, but problems delayed scientists seeking to collide the first beams of protons to learn more about the makeup of the [...]

Obama Budget Cancels NASA’s Return To The Moon

by @ Monday, February 1st, 2010. Filed under Barack Obama, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Science, Space Exploration

Well, you could’ve seen this one coming from 238,857 miles away:
President Barack Obama has cancelled the American project designed to take humans back to the Moon.
The Constellation programme envisaged new rockets and a new crewship called Orion to put astronauts on the lunar surface by 2020.
But in his federal budget request issued on Monday, Mr [...]

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