Prior to 1992 not a single exoplanet was known to exist. Now, here we sit having discovered 3,537 exoplanets in 2,653 planetary systems. Today we explore these strange new worlds.
What really is a coincidence? Is there one unified way in which all of the coincidences in the universe can be understood, or are we left with an uncomfortable illusion of luck?
This post examines the Fermi Paradox which asks the question, where is everyone in this vast universe? Why have we received no signs of extraterrestrial life when we scour the night skies?… Where are all the aliens?
Carl Sagan once said “the cosmos is all there is, all there ever was, and all there ever will be”. Statements like this deserve to be repeated; the kind of […]
Have you ever stopped and considered just quite how much of what you value isn’t real? Not in an abstract sense – just the simple sense of non-existence. Have a […]
One of my favorite images I think I have ever seen from space was released the other day – not only does this photograph have amazing scientific awe it also […]
It is without a doubt my favorite astrological pieces of news when we manage to see further into the universe than ever before. It’s just exciting and undeniably difficult to […]
Keplar 438b is around the same size as Earth is and orbits a cooler star than the sun with a year of around 35 days. Temperature wise it is around the […]
In my travels through the internet I stumbled on a weird and wonderful fact: space is smelly. Genuinely – it isn’t like one of those science facts that is so […]