If you don’t want to read, then listen! I have put this post up on a podcast I’m doing, available on Anchor FM, as well as certain other outlets. https://anchor.fm/astro-biological/embed/episodes/Planet-Building-e1ff39 If anyone has read “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” quadrilogy they would have been struck by some of the big ideas hidden within Douglas […]Read More Planet Building: Possible?
Update: I’m always interested in podcasting, and I’ve created an episode of a tentative series on the Anchor app. It’s just this blog post read out. Convenient for those whom listening is a better way to digest content. Here’s the link: Listen to my segment “Abandonment among the stars” on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/astro-biological/episodes/Ecosystems-in-an-Abandoned-Megastructure-e1e59n/Abandonment-among-the-stars-a3bp5i Imagine this. It’s […]Read More An Accidental Ecosystem in Space
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
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
Hi all. It’s been a while I’m ashamed to admit. I’ve been working on a new Facebook group to raise the profile of my channel. It’s been fun. Here is the link (hint: join the group!) Here is my newest video. A basic breakdown of what exactly the Goldilocks (or circumstellar habitable) zone is, and […]Read More Goldilocks and the Three Planets
The Chicken and the Egg There’s an old theory known as Panspermia, which hypothesises that life got its initial leg up on Earth (around 4-3.5 billion years ago) after a long journey across space. According to this theory, (which at the very least is quite reasonable) the ingredients and precursor molecules for life hitched […]Read More Europa: Life Beneath the Ice?
Space lost its innocence today…Hardboiled and underpaid, accompany a space cop at the crime scene of the future.Read More C.S.I. : #Ceres