The Earth and its inhabitants appear safe for now, but there is still a 1/250,000 chance Apophis could strike Earth in 2036 after passing through a “gravity keyhole” in 2029, when it will be only 18,000 miles from Earth. To give you an idea of how close that is, that’s where communications and GPS satellites […]
From the BBC series The Polar Bear Family and Me, cameraman Buchanan shows what it is like to be almost eaten alive by a polar bear. Some people do the strangest things to get their jimmies off. I’m thinking what if the bear just rolled that cube right into the ocean…the guy would have died!
Image thanks to photographer Stéphane Guisard, view more of his work here and here. From twanight.org Native of the Lorraine region in France, Stéphane Guisard has been living in Chile since 1994 where he works as Optics engineer at the Very Large Telescope in the Atacama Desert. He is specialized in active optics, optical alignment […]
Tech Update The late Steve Jobs must be rolling over in his grave. The new iPad mini from Apple is expected to debut at $329 for the 16GB storage version and $458 for a 4G model. The new tablet is designed to compete with smaller Android tablets that threaten Apple’s market dominance. “So this iPad […]
The next launch will be tomorrow but organizers warn that weather conditions are looking unfavorable for tomorrow’s launch as well. A balloon will carry a skydiver miles above the earth near the edge of space where he will jump back to Earth in a specially designed space suit. Our correspondent Moose tells us that he […]
Well, I’m glad I stayed with the 4S, which I think was Apple’s finest product. Since Steve Jobs is no longer with Apple, I think they will keep having more of these issues.