Who is afraid of a potentially life ending asteroid on Halloween!?Not us earthlings! Costumes will still be donned.. makeup still applied. Scantily clad outfits at Saturday night Halloween parties still being stuck on.. Even though this was just discovered: An enormous asteroid will whiz past earth.. CREDIT: The IFL SCIENCE website: 2009 FD will approach … Read more

The Iran story you’re not hearing about

Clyde Lewis typically focuses his radio show on the strange and unusual, with a twist. He’ll ignore the tempest in the teapot of daily news, while the rest of his competitors struggle with political implications. And that is often times what makes his show so special–it’s a tribute to creativity and entertainment, with food for … Read moreThe Iran story you’re not hearing about


BBC HAS MORE: It worked for 60 hours before going to sleep when its solar-powered battery ran flat. The comet has since moved nearer to the sun and Philae has enough power to work again, says the BBC’s science correspondent Jonathan Amos. The Rosetta probe took 10 years to reach the comet, and the lander … Read morePHILAE HAS WOKEN UP AND CONTACTED EARTH!

The hypothetical humanity killer

I have been following this NASA website recently: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/pdc15/ .. if you fear a life-ending asteroid, maybe you should too. The first and most important thing to realize about the page: It is all imagined. The asteroid and work to stop it from hitting Earth is all hypothetical.  But with each pretend statement about the asteroid … Read moreThe hypothetical humanity killer

Sky Fall

The big asteroid sailed past earth today. We were told no worries.. no dangers.. no damage. It may be huge, but it would be safely far enough away from earth that nothing memorable will happen.. And then this:  A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua’s crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been … Read moreSky Fall

Another newly found asteroid. Another near earth miss

Every time we see news that another asteroid is going to have a ‘close shave’ or a ‘nearby run’ at the planet Earth, we also note this: The asteroid was typically discovered just days (or in some cases mere hours) prior to the collision that will not be. The scenario is no different than the one … Read moreAnother newly found asteroid. Another near earth miss