Blog: Are Habitable Exoplanets Bad News?

With the discovery of an Earth-sized habitable in its star’s “goldilocks” zone, the question some are asking is, “Why haven’t we discovered alien life yet?” Some speculate a planet like this might be proof that advanced civilizations just can’t survive The Great Filter.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 1, 2014 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: False Signs of Life?

It looks like a setback for scientists attempting to determine which planets are habitable as a common method for determining their compositions is questioned.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 29, 2014 Tags: , ,
Blog: NASA’s Proposed Z-2 Spacesuit

NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for walks on extraterrestrial bodies, with an eye specifically directed at Mars and the Moon. We have the photos and are not impressed.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 23, 2014 Tags: , , , , , ,
Blog: Thoughts About Brendan Eich

Bendan Eich has stepped down as CEO of Mozilla because he made some donations to the Prop. 8 campaign. It seems wrong now but things were different in 2008. And I think he’s been railroaded because of it.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm April 4, 2014 Tags: , ,
Blog: Veronica Mars / Serenity Faceoff

Two cancelled shows. Two movie revivals. Who did is right and who is going to that special hell, reserved for creators who ruin their storyworlds and people who talk in the theater.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm March 28, 2014 Tags: , ,