Fickle Science or Can I have my damn steak or not?

Sometimes, science is a fickle bitch. Okay, that’s not really true. Science is just fine. It’s steady and consistent. Science only ever really changes when you find yourself in weird corners of the universe like the event horizon of a black hole, or the quantum vacuum, or literally anywhere in …

The Slippery Slope of Poopy Science

Science is cool. Few things in this world make me happier than reading about some new discover and saying “Fuck yeah, science!” So when I found this article at ScienceDaily.com on a research paper saying that scientists have found a way to keep your poop from sticking to the inside …

The Great First Step Mystery — Open Space Science

It is now almost exactly one month until the fiftieth anniversary of that “One Small Step”. It is a couple of months since I have posted anything here about it. Life has been rather busy. However, the events of fifty years ago are ever present. Over the last few months we have seen the fiftieth […]

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Freestyle Friday: Swiggity Swaggity Swag for 5-3-2019

Whoops! Missed the last two Freestyle Fridays! While I was on vacation for the first, I just kinda missed last week. I’ll try not to let that happen again. I’ve made a little progress myself on the #amwriting front, finished first draft up through chapter 36 and am almost done …

Freestyle Friday: All Aboard the Swag-Train for 4-12-2019

Back again for another Freestyle Friday for some swag. Don’t worry, I gotcha. As for me, I made some good progress. Got 2 and a half chapters done on Scarlet Phoenix. Okay, two and a quarter. Still. It was a little rough, because one of them is a super critical …

Space Tourism: A Little Vacay In The Outer Atmo

Are we finally seeing the dawn of the age of space tourism? A little over twenty years ago, the Ansari XPRIZE sent a shot of adrenaline into the virtually nonexistent private space industry. From that first competition, several budding space companies were born, including Virgin Galactic, SpaceX and Blue Origin. …