Hi all. A very recent post stated my intent to explore the notion of abandoned space-borne structures. Abandonment in general is a beautiful and melancholy place to find oneself in sometimes. Anyone who likes to explore lost and lonely places would no doubt be aware of a keen and poignant sense of displacement, coupled with […]Read More Imagineering: Hiding in the Past
My tiny little channel lives! I’m almost at 200 subscribers. UPDATE: 3rd APRIL 2018 200 Subscribers! Back to the post. That is peanuts, but it tells me this channel is definitely trending on an upward trajectory. My most recent video “A Brief History of Astrobiology” is doing well (hint, check it out!) Watch it for […]Read More Exploring Titan: a Channel Update
Imagine this. It’s the distant future. Space travellers have discovered a huge structure in deep space. Let’s assume the travellers aren’t human. These beings have stumbled upon the greatest discovery in their history. A vast megastructure, hundreds of kilometres long, it’s a huge cylinder spinning slowly across interstellar space. The structure is a riotous collection […]Read More An Accidental Ecosystem in Space
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By Natalie Hamer, Newcastle University In today’s western society, almost every individual owns a piece of technology. Be that a mobile phone, a tablet or a computer; technology has become so integrated into our lives that we use it daily to complete simple tasks such as communicating, banking and even…
What is WeCreateEdu? A community for education on YouTube! Find out what’s happening.Read More What’s going on with YouTube and small creators?
It’s a story that began 20000 years ago, and has been waiting for you. Like something out of a “Star Trek” episode. The vista before you hangs in the black like a portal into the fiery underbelly of all that’s good in the Universe. “Star Trek” You remember it now. The Battle of Wolf-359. It […]Read More Wolf-Rayet: The Day The Bubble Burst
Happy New Year! 2018 lies before me, and I can’t sleep. What do you do when you can’t sleep? You write a blog post. The last hour has been a blur, as I’ve tweeted, posted, video’ed, recorded and generally spread new year cheer across the social media sphere (or my own tiny little corner of […]Read More 2018: Onward! A thank you
“5 Mistakes That Killed My Blog (Don’t let it kill yours too)” @Crowdfire https://medium.com/@Crowdfire/5-mistakes-that-killed-my-blog-dont-let-it-kill-yours-too-2682d89eeebdRead More “5 Mistakes That Killed My Blog (Don’t let it kill yours too)”
My newest video features the bizarre metal asteroid 16 Psyche. This improbable chunk of iron and nickel may one day be mined, yielding metals worth over 10000 quadrillion dollars! No, that figure doesn’t seem real to me either. Here is the transcript for said episode. I had some fun experimenting with effects for this episode, […]Read More 16 Psyche
A few months ago I was watching a YouTube video which steered me towards the topic of this post. I am a (very small time) youtuber myself, and spend a lot of time looking for ways to tweak my content and make it more polished. The YouTube video mentioned above was made using screen capture […]Read More Making videos on your phone.