Flat Earthers walk among us. They claim, of course, that the Earth is flat. But what sort of flat shape do they assert our planet to be? Is it a rectangular disc? A oval one? […]
That’s right. I mean business. Early this morning, I turned my Miniturizo Ray(tm) on Jupiter. The planet is now only four inches across, easy peasy for my PlanetoPull Ray(tm). So, the entire planet Jupiter is […]
The threat of meteors devastating the Earth is so real that scientists at the recent Planetary Defense Conference in Washington, D.C. didn’t once giggle every time they said “Uranus.” To punctuate the dangers from space, […]
Recent still and moving mages of the dwarf planet Pluto taken by the New Horizons spacecraft have taken the internet by storm, but today Pluto filed an injunction in federal court to have the images […]
Who knew owing a Volkswagen could be so deadly?
NASA has announced the discovery of yet another planet within what they refer to as the “habitable zone”, the range of distances from a star where the surface temperature of an orbiting planet might be […]
While most of the planet was worrying about dead Mayans foretelling the end of the human race, something much more sinister was lurking in our world: Jellyfish. Yes, apparently, throughout the past decade, there have […]
The family went to the planetarium in Philadelphia this week. My parents were in town, I had a day off and the kids wanted to see the mummy exhibit. Well, my 8-year-old daughter did. My […]