Let There Be Life!

Discovery Channel :: News – Space :: Did Viking Lander Kill Alien Life? Last month, scientists excitedly reported that new photographs of Mars showed geologic changes that suggest water occasionally flows there — the most tantalizing sign that Mars is hospitable to life. In the ’70s, the Viking mission found no signs of life. But… Continue reading Let There Be Life!

Literacy Environments

“Become illiterate, save a tree” – Darryl Henriques, 50 Simple Things You Can Do to Pave the Earth Hmmmmmmm, as much as I love technology, I tend to shy awy from electronic books. Part of it, I think, has to do with how I use computers. In what I do, I multitask quite a bit,… Continue reading Literacy Environments

Mommy, Can I Have One?

This will make paintball fun again. 😀 Guardian Unlimited | Science | Now you see it, now you don’t: cloaking device is not just sci-fi It’s been the curse of the USS Enterprise and the Klingons’ favoured weapon. But back on Earth, mathematicians claim to have worked out how to make a cloaking device to… Continue reading Mommy, Can I Have One?

Frying Astronauts One Chromosone At a Time

A few conspiracy theorists who claim we never actually went to the Moon mention the inability of the space suits and craft of the time to hold out the cosmic radiation. Do they have enough time to gauge whether a human could survive a trip to Mars and back? Considering Mars no longer has a… Continue reading Frying Astronauts One Chromosone At a Time

Our Changing Planet

The BBC has a news article on the UN release of an atlas which highlights how humans have changed the Earth. Cities are larger than ever. Whole mountains have been leveled. Swamps have been drained. Stronger storms have altered coastlines.