• Trip on this…

    February 19, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I fell asleep the other night mulling something about the universe over in my mind and I need more input. Perhaps by sharing some reader¬†will either be an astrophysicist or know one who can explain. I already tried asking Neil deGrasse Tyson on Facebook (no kidding) but he’s yet to get back to me. Everything…

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  • Moon Unit

    February 1, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I was really disappointed to learn President Obama cut funds for the Ares and Orion space vehicles and the Constellation program in the recent budget submitted to Congress. If passed this will kill NASA’s plans to send humans back to the moon by 2020.¬† Selfish as it may be, nothing sparks my imagination better than…

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  • On insignificance…

    January 27, 2010 Jake DiMare

    I once heard Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson refer to humans as a speck on a speck on a speck on a speck. Intellectually, I felt like I understood what he meant but, it is still hard to internalize the actual scale of distances in space. This video helps a little: This probably seems weird but…

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