Pluto was discovered in the ring of bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune, known as the Kuiper belt, back in 1930, being declared the ninth planet in the Solar System. However, its status was questioned after several other objects of the same size were found in the Kuiper belt, with …Read More »
The Amazon billionaire enthusiastically shared his predictions for what human civilization will look like in the future – with him personally helping to bring that future closer – during a talk at the annual Ignatius Forum in Washington, DC. He expects vast cylindrical space colonies spinning to create artificial gravity …Read More »
‘Threat to the planet’? Exiled Saudi spymaster claims Mohammed bin Salman is ‘KILLER, PSYCHOPATH’ in explosive interview
Saad Aljabri, a former Saudi minister of state and close aide of ex-crown prince and intelligence boss Mohammed bin Nayef, has been in exile since 2017. He has repeatedly alleged that Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) is plotting to kill him. Aljabri fled Saudi Arabia for Canada after MBS ousted bin …Read More »
The mission, which began on Monday at the Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station, or D-MARS, is a joint project of the Israel Space Agency and the Austrian Space Forum. Geologically, the Ramon Crater in the Negev Desert was found to be close to the conditions on Mars, even though temperatures …Read More »
40 days to save the planet? Boris’ green act is yet another unprincipled U-turn from a serial flip flopper
Boris Johnson was doing his best Greta Thunberg impression at the United Nations yesterday. According to BoJo, we have been acting like a 16-year-old and “it’s time for humanity to grow up.” Interestingly, Greta was only 16 when she told the UN that “you have stolen my dreams and my …Read More »
‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ can lead to rape? That’s it, will the last person to leave Planet Woke please turn out the lights?
Imagine the woke paradise of the future. The Taliban in Afghanistan would certainly recognise it, they brook no deviation from their strict interpretation of Islam and will destroy you if you don’t go along with them. That’s because ‘God’ says that this is a perfectly reasonable thing to do. Likewise …Read More »
The United States is still far and away the single biggest hacker on the planet – Pegasus or no Pegasus
It’s that time of year again. When the world loses it over a spy scandal, it gets endless wall-to-wall coverage, pundits shout at each other on TV, governments release boilerplate statements that use words without saying anything – and in a few days or weeks, it all blows over, and …Read More »
The ‘space billionaires’ are leaving Earth’s orbit in the same mess they’ve left the planet. So how about they clean it up?
Not only is the junk – metal objects that flake off satellites, spaceships and other orbital debris – literally ‘out of sight, out of mind’, but few are even willing to conceptualize the clean-up of such a mess, subconsciously understanding that not only did they play no part in creating …Read More »
In what appears to be a last-ditch attempt at damage control, Thomas Bach, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president, has called Tokyo the “best ever prepared” city to host the Olympics with just hours to go before the official lighting of the flame. Unfortunately, few people will be able to …Read More »
The unmanned lander reached its destination on Mars’ Utopia plain on Saturday, Xinhua News reported, noting that the craft would carry out imaging of its surroundings and a self-inspection before moving off of its landing platform. The 529-pound (240kg) rover survived a turbulent trip through the Martian atmosphere after spending …Read More »