February 28, 2016
You can spend May 14 with the still-living crew of Apollo 8, though the price is a trifle steep.
Below: VR and thermal-imagining cell phones at the Mobile World Congress, printed accommodations for the Moon, a runaway unicorn in California, a robo-critic in Paris, Super Comic-Con in London, and more.
February 7, 2016
It’s been ages since we’ve run one of these, so…
Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man on the moon, died this week at 85.
North Korea claims its recent launch is part of a space program, but other nations believe it’s more of a missile test.
A non-trivial distinction.
And yeah, we’re aware the site is moving very slowly. We’re working on it.
Superbowl superheroics, anime on ice, nerdish cosplay, and more, below:
January 1, 2016
Check below for some recent and past-year stories of interest to Bureau browsers:
November 30, 2015
November 7, 2015
Hello, Alex here. I am taking part in this year’s Extra Life stream-a-thon to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network – I’ll be raising money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. If you want to donate, please go here – all money raised goes to Doernbecher.
If you want to watch the stream, you can go to my channel, or watch below the cut.
November 4, 2015
October 13, 2015
NASA: Zero G Liquids:
Call this a PSA from asapScience:
Below, we have a… Okay, we have a bunch of cosplay videos from New York Comic-Con, including home-made Hulkbuster Armor:
September 27, 2015
Sunday 27/ Monday 28, many people will have a chance to view the triple convergence of Supermoon, Lunar Eclipse, and Harvest Moon. Check out coverage pretty much anywhere on line, and the real thing, conditions permitting, out your window.
The UK issues Star Wars stamps, the Copenhagen Suborbitals want to crowdfund the Danish into space, 3-D printed buildings, a military robo-dog, and more, below:
September 14, 2015
We can (and likely should) laugh at the tinfoil hatters and tome thumpers predicting that The End will come (or at least commence) next Wednesday, September 23, but I can think of no clearer Sign of the Apocalypse than the possibility that Apocaylpse the Memoir, a self-published book, might actually add something new to the overworn Romero zombie genre. One Charlotte Oliver has penned a teen road-trip zombie book and will be promoting it by taking the novel’s route and appearing at diners, motels, truck stops, and roadside attractions., bound, like her heroine, for Vegas.
(Okay. It sounds just a little like Zombieland).
We shamble on to some interesting science-related stories and videos, below: