On March 14, renowned theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. It was a strange thing, hearing the news. I was left with a profound sense of loss, for a man I had never met. And I know I wasn’t alone.Read more "Goodbye, Stephen Hawking"
Mars is alluring, yes. But why do we fail to recognize the benefits and opportunities our celestial companion has to offer us?Read more "Forget Mars — we should go back to the moon"
Would you take a one-way trip to Mars?Read more "One-way ticket to Mars"
At the north pole on Saturn is a magnificent storm.Read more "Now THAT’S a Hurricane!"
Light pollution doesn’t just drown out the stars, it’s also detrimental to our health and our wildlife.Read more "Bring Back the Night"
Space is a worthy endeavour, and cuts to NASA’s outreach programs are a mistake.Read more "The Future Is Now"
Some beautiful rain on the sun . . . I could watch this for hours.Read more "A Little Bit of Sun and Rain . . . on the Sun"
People in Chelyabinsk, Russia, were shocked to see an asteroid breaking up over the skies, and thousands were injured by a resulting air blast.Read more "Close Call Over Russian Skies — Again"
Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency launched into space on December 19th, 2012 as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 35. Without a doubt, Commander Hadfield is one of the friendliest and most accessible astronauts that has been in space (not to say that there haven’t been other fantastic astronauts), and he […]Read more "A Canadian’s View of Earth"
Did you hear me? Did you hear me squealing with glee last week? I am so absolutely PUMPED for the new addition into the Star Trek franchise: Star Trek Into Darkness. Yeah, yeah, I know some die-hard Trekkies absolutely HATE J.J. Abrams’ rendering of the sci-fi classic, but forget them. He’s done a fantastic job […]Read more "Star Trek Into Darkness fever"