Tagged: Aliens


Thursday Throughput: A Mighty Wind Edition

As a graduate student, Hubble took data for me on my birthday. No that’s not a humblebrag. It’s a straight-up brag. Nothing humble about it.


Thursday Throughput: Are We Alone Edition?

The sheer number of planets in our Galaxy makes the existence of extraterrestrial life very likely. And the number of planets in our Galaxy — indeed the Universe — is not speculation; it is increasingly solid hairy fact.

Thursday Throughput

Saturn is losing its rings. The shepherd moons are keeping it together but the ice is slowing raining down on the planet and not being replenished. So be sure to take a look some times in the next … well, 100 million years.