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.

Space Telescope Malfunction

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We can only speculate on matters not immediately before us, irrespective of the abstractions’ strengths. Yet, there is a new avenue by which we may be receiving the image and textual receipts.

Unexpected Radio Signals

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Our friends at MERLIN have experienced some excitement recently. You’ll grant us this little joy in being able to finally talk about after they first mentioned it to us.

Adaptive Imaging

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You’d be amazed at the imaging work that’s done to present information that we receive from the stars.

Voyager May Have Left the Solar System

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When we first got this, we were both awed and scared. If our photographer made contact with Voyager, then our own solar system could likely be the very place where we have neighbors.