Category Archives: Space

#WTF has a new meaning today

In case you missed the fireworks show off the coast of Sri Lanka this morning, the big news is that a hunk of space junk collided with Earth after falling from its highly elliptical orbit.  The object was named WT1190F … Continue reading

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Total Recall anyone? Nope. Not anytime soon.

Yeah, I know I used a 90’s movie to catch your attention.  And now we are all hearing Arnold say, “Get your ass to Mars!” So, as it turns out,  plans to terraform Mars into a suitable habitat for humans … Continue reading

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Look up!

Now that Summer is here some of us may have some more opportunities for stargazing.    Just this week we witnessed Jupiter and Venus converging into a small area of our sky.  What an exciting event! And if you missed … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide surpasses 400 PPM

Carbon dioxide concentrations have officially surpassed the 400 ppm benchmark.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported on Wednesday the current atmospheric situation regarding the concentration of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (NOAA, 2015).  For the first time in … Continue reading

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Loki is up to it again….

Nope.  Not the Norse god.  I did make you look, however.  Here is what we are really talking about: Seismic activity on our planet these days is fairly lame compared to the billions of years of activity preceding our current … Continue reading

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