Tag Archive: space

Ancient Philosophy and the Origin of the Universe

I. Sometimes our modern understanding of things can be informed by how people long ago thought about the same things. Just because they didn’t have electricity or microscopes doesn’t mean ancient people were… Continue reading

Five Embarrassing Space Mistakes

Engineers, astrophysicists, and astronauts are at the pinnacle of scientific innovation, but even they screw up. Sometimes they make easy mistakes, other times things don’t go as planned, and occasionally they simply don’t… Continue reading

Three Different Ways to Think About Time

Time is a funny thing. There is always more of it than you think, and less of it than you would like. People have been thinking on the nature of time forever. Or… Continue reading

Weird, Creepy, and Unnecessary Things, In Space.

Human beings are natural born explorers. We’re always trying to go places we have never been, and in all honesty, probably shouldn’t be. Outer space, for example, is a place where we have… Continue reading

Astronauts

When I was a kid I thought I might like to be an astronaut. Then I learned that I just don’t have enough dedication for that. Potential astronauts spend their whole lives working,… Continue reading

The Weight of the World

A lot of people feel like they have the weight of the world on their shoulders. This is simply not true. Even if it was, the Earth only has a mass of 6.6… Continue reading

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