Pluto Flyby and The Ultimate Message in a Bottle

At the time of writing this we ¬†are less than 11 hours from the Pluto Flyby! I missed out on the first images of the distant solar system. When I was old enough to fully realize my interest in space, we had already flown past of all the planets (all 8). Voyager 2 was the first to visit the outer …

Neil deGrasse Tyson vs Bill Nye: Celebrating Cosmos

Hey Chasers! Tonight is the last episode of Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey. Over the last 14 weeks, with host Neil deGrasse Tyson at the helm, we have been treated to a journey that has spanned the formation of the Universe itself, the heroes of the great scientific discoveries of our civilization, an understanding of the eons of Earth’s history …

Remembering Carl Sagan

January is approaching. Geeky as it may be, one of my favorite things to do toward the end of the month is flip the pages on all my various astrophotograpahy calendars. People know I’m into that kind of thing so I tend to have several going at once. One of my friends was kind enough to already get me one …