Category Archives: SCIENCE SPECULATION

It Would Be Amusing, If It Were Not So Serious

As quite a number people are well aware, I have been pointing at Asian soot as serious trouble for the Arctic for almost twenty years. Since June, 1993, in fact. I came to that conclusion by noting three factors; the … Continue reading

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METHANE BASED LIFE ON TITAN?

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says “something” appears to be consuming hydrogen and acetylene near Titan’s surface. The something may not be “life,” but nothing we know about consumes a fuel and an energy source except life. So that makes Cassini’s … Continue reading

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LIGHT PROPELLED SPACECRAFT?

It’s not today’s politics, but it may well be tomorrows. Science fiction fans will remember Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle’s “Mote” series, in which the “Moties” used a push from ground based lasers to boost starships well past escape velocity. … Continue reading

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