Space Travel and Exploration

Archive For December 28, 2017

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI FILM REVIEW

Personally I find Reviews Very Subjective but Always and Interesting Read Nostalgia is a wonderful thing, and the last two Star Wars films have explored and plundered their past with great success. Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi knows and loves its predecessors and it certainly isn’t above a heart-warming (or a heart-breaking) call-back every now and then, but it’s…

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Time Is An Illusion

If this is True it Could Open up So Many Possibilities You may have once heard – from a cool science teacher or over-exuberant guest at a “hip” dinner party – that time isn’t real. And while this statement isn’t necessarily untrue, the core precept behind it (sometime called the B-theory of time) actually states that time is an illusion. Put…

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Workplace Robots Could Increase Inequality

I would be more worried about robots taking over! The government must intervene to stop automation driving up wage inequality, a think tank has warned. The Institute for Public Policy Research said robots would not necessarily be bad for the economy. However, it warned lower-skilled jobs were much more likely to be phased out in the…

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760mph Trains

Trains of the Future Hate commuting? Imagine, instead, your train carriage hurtling down a tunnel at the same speed as a commercial jet airliner. That’s the dream of PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. His Hyperloop system would see ‘train’ passengers travel at up to 760mph through a vacuum tube, propelled by compressed air and induction…

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We Just Discovered One of the Closest Earth-Like Planets Ever

How many planets like earth exist? It boggles the mind how many more are out there. There is so much we don’t know and yet to discover. A team of researchers just used the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO’s) High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS) to discover a low-mass alien planet — also known as an “exoplanet” —…

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