Io, The Electrified Moon

Take a good look at the volcano on Jupiter’s moon Io.  These images were taken by the New Horizons spacecraft…

It's Beautiful Watching The World Go Dark

Darkcoin has raced ahead of other alternative currencies to rapidly become the world’s third largest cryptocurrency.  Darkcoin operates exactly like Bitcoin, but it…

Repeal Prohibition, Again

By THE NYT EDITORIAL BOARD It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years in which people kept drinking, otherwise law-abiding citizens became criminals and crime syndicates arose and flourished. It has been more than 40 years since Congress passed the current ban on marijuana, inflicting great…

What Exactly Is Spacetime?

Have you ever heard the term “spacetime” thrown around in various science articles around the web?  Just what exactly is “spacetime” and how does it relate to standard theories about space? I think Wiki manages a rather good description of this odd substance, so let’s start there.  Wiki defines spacetime as: spacetime is any mathematical…

Io, The Electrified Moon

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Take a good look at the volcano on Jupiter’s moon Io.  These images were taken by the New Horizons spacecraft as it swung past the moon back in 2007. Does the large volcano look like any volcano you’ve ever seen before? Where’s the ash?  Where’s the smoke?  Where’s the rivers of lava?  Why isn’t the…


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