Archive of 2017 June

30Jun2017

New Book. Apollo: The Panoramas

Apollo: The Panoramas is a hardcover book containing over 50 stunning lunar surface panoramas from the Apollo missions to the Moon. Cover shows Apollo 16 Commander, John Young at the Lunar Rover. (more…)

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30Jun2017

A Low Cost Way To Add GPS To Your Telescope

THIS is probably one of the BEST and usable products I have ever come across and used! For simplicity and value for money it really has no peers. See what the experts say and think about adding GPS to your rig. (more…)

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29Jun2017

Skywatch Observatory Domestay Accommodation

Skywatch Observatory is a large mud brick building with local timber features and has been set up for you to have privacy and comfort while you view the stars or visit the other attractions of Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle Shire. (more…)

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29Jun2017

Unique Telescope Accessories You Can Get On A Budget

If you are one of the many people to be fascinated by the stars and space, one thing that you may own is a telescope. These instruments are great for star gazing and many people now have on at home. (more…)

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29Jun2017

How to Create a Space Themed Garden

What do gardens and outer space have in common? You might have not thought about this before, but interestingly both can have a calming effect and help one feel at ease. Here, Sally Perkins explains: (more…)

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27Jun2017

Thousands Report Shockwave, Fireball in NSW

There are reports that a huge meteor smashing through the Earth’s atmosphere over NSW Hunter Valley region last night. Dozens of people called Geoscience Australia to report tghe amazing incident. (more…)

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25Jun2017

Solar System’s Largest Planet May Be The Oldest

Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system, and it might also be the oldest. According to a new study, researchers have found evidence that Jupiter is the oldest of the planets thanks to an analysis of 19 meteorite samples on Earth. (more…)

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25Jun2017

Astronomers Are Now Hunting for Planet 9 and Planet 10

Astronomers are still hunting for evidence of a proposed ninth planet lurking somewhere in the outer reaches of our solar system. But now, in the process,  they have something else to search for. (more…)

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25Jun2017

Asteroid Day Is June 30th …We Will Rock You!

A celebration of asteroids in space Friday, June 30th has a rock star behind the international awareness that one day the sky will be falling with Solar System interlopers promising, “We will rock you!” (more…)

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25Jun2017

NASA Wants To Probe Uranus In Search Of Gas

We hear a lot about Mars, and the gas giants Jupiter and Saturn, but that’s because we have extremely fancy hardware floating around and, in some cases, cruising on the surface of those planets. (more…)

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25Jun2017

Professor Disagrees With Elon Musk’s Mars Colonization Plans

Elon Musk has repeatedly shared his plans to colonize Mars within the next century, and he recently published a paper in which he shares his expectations to build a one-million-people city on the Red Planet. (more…)

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25Jun2017

NASA Debunked Gwyneth Paltrow’s Latest Snake Oil

Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest lifestyle snake oil is so bad, NASA was forced to debunk it. It kinda smacks of the old snake oil salesman's pitches of a hundred years ago with a slightly new modern twist. (more…)

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24Jun2017

Designer Of The Segmented Telescope, Dies at 73

Jerry Nelson, who conceived of the design for the segmented telescope, which allowed scientists to peer farther into the universe than ever before, died on June 10 at his home in Santa Cruz, Calif. He was 73. (more…)

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23Jun2017

Elon Musk Wants Mars Trip Cheaper Than A College Degree

A new paper has been published detailing a plan to reduce the costs of going to Mars. While the plan is an ambitious one, it makes a lot of sense as far as the colonization of the Red Planet is concerned. (more…)

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23Jun2017

How To Backup Life On Earth Ahead Of A Doomsday Event

There are literally ten asteroids that the space organisation NASA have been classified as “potentially hazardous” based on their size and their orbits in our Solar system. Ten causes to worry about! (more…)

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18Jun2017

Niribu Planet Is Not Real Despite Internet Conspiracy

Question: There is a lot on the internet about the planet Nibiru. Since you seem to enjoy investigating weird things, I was hoping you could dig a little deeper to see if any of it holds water or is B/S. (more…)

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