Wrinkles in Space Time

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It seems that people would rather watch a fictional account of space travel than to actually look at the evidence that we have gathered from our own sensors. NASA pays more attention to Hollywood than it’s own data sources. Still, here’s to hoping that piggybacking in the social media age will work. Wired Magazine has an article about who the rules of black holes guiding the special effects team for the upcoming “Interstellar.” FRANKLIN KNEW THAT his computers would do anything he told them to. That was a problem and a temptation. “It’s very easy to fall into the trap of breaking the rules of reality,” says Franklin, a senior supervisor of Academy Award-winning effects house Double Negative. “And those rules are actually quite strict.” Read the full article at...

Voyager 1 Leaves Our System

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Gamma-ray Burst

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We’re not always the recipient of all the data that comes in. Some events are recorded by other entities and we’re just as happy to read those updates as well as the ones we’ve been receiving.