It’s not like we haven’t heard similar claims before.
A couple of solar flares have made the Aurora Borealis visible quite far south for the last couple of days– and we may get another look tonight. (The flares may also affect the power grid). If you don’t live in the north and you want to see the Northern Lights, enjoy this rare opportunity.
From the “truth is stranger than fiction” department: According to this article from the science journal “Nature” scientists have created a semi-synthetic living organism with DNA containing six base pair nucleotides rather than the (until now) universal four.
The implications are beyond my ability to imagine, but should have far-reaching implications.
The well known “Creationism vs. Evolution” debate between Bill Nye, the Science Guy, and Ken Ham, CEO of Answers in Genesis, is available for streaming or purchase here.
We’ve reported (and missed) an assortment of science and tech stories in Newspace, and we’re listing our top ones at year’s end. What did we still miss? And in what order would you rank these?
Also– just for fun– we’re going to bookend these with Batman-related footage. Above, the Dynamic Duo fights Spider-man at an MMA bout.
Below: the future, in progress.
No human-made object has touched the lunar surface since 1976, and no human since ’72. The Chinese broke that dry spell today, becoming the third country to land a lunar rover on the moon. While there are no astronauts, the rover will transmit data. Will the landing lead to a renewed space race?
The contents of The Blue Box White Paper aims to explain Traversable Achronal Retrograde Domains In Spacetime, or TARDIS, for the layperson. Check out both.