Ouamuamua and Space:1999?

Towards the end of the year you may have heard about the recent discovery of the strange asteroid-like object dubbed Ouamuamua. This object is about 400 meters long, but only a few meters wide, so unlike most asteroids, it’s highly elongated. Its very high speed (some estimates seem to be in the range of 200,000 […]

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Star Trek F-Bomb

While it was nice to see Star Trek: Discovery pass another milestone, I just didn’t think it would be the “F-bomb” milestone. A couple of weeks ago, Discovery became the first Star Trek television show (and perhaps any official creation of the franchise?) to use the dreaded “F-word.” Now, don’t worry. As Sheldon Cooper would […]

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