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Public Service Announcement: How to drink Coffee in Space

Ladies and gentlemen, I interrupt my regular ramblings to bring you this public service announcement: There is a safe and enjoyable way to drink coffee in space in a zero-g environment. If you are like me, you are a complete caffeine addict and you have often wondered how you could …

The Sounds of Mars

I just leave this here. News from Mars. The glory of it all! This is where human ingenuity and knowledge and simply doing science gets you. We can reach for the stars. OK, we are most often visiting neighbouring planets at the moment but it is a start! Header image …

The Cassini Google Doodle

What I like about Google in the Morning (other than the smell of victory, of course), is: The company is run by geeks and nderds and therefor, they care a lot about science. This morning, when I browsed to Google, I found this wonderfull Doodle and it made me grin: …

The Apollo Mission Photogallery is now on Flickr

Hey all, the complete NASA photo archive of the Apollo Missions is available on Flickr, free for all to use, since every single one of those images is in the Public Domain. Check this link: flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/   One artistic soul has already used the archive to creat this stunning stop-motion …

Minutes at the Edge #9 – Airships and Cloud Cities for Venus

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3.amazonaws.com/ScienceEdge/Edge9.mp3Podcast (minutesedge): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:04 — 5.6MB) | EmbedThere is a NASA study out, which proposes using airships and cloud cities, habitats in the upper atmosphere of Venus, to explore the planet. The whole idea is far less freaky than it sounds, believe me! Here’s …

Atompunk: Unused Space Suit Designs

The more I dig into the Atompunk side of things, the more wonderful tech-gems pop up. I had no idea what a treasure trove of the weird and wonderful hides in the Atompunk timeframe. During the height of the space race, both the Soviet Union and the United States used …

An image from the surface of Mars

I simply glad to share this, it just came in via our friends at NASA. The MSL has taken this magnificent and inspiring image on the surface of Mars. This is how its surrounding looks like. Desolate, but eerily picturesque:

The Non-Euclidean Æthercast: Steampunk Projects and the Mars Rover

http://media.blubrry.com/non_euclidean_aethercast/p/s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/aethercast/aethercast/NonEuclidean5.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 13:10 — 18.3MB) | EmbedThe last podcast before I go to Vienna for the European Steampunk Convention. It was recorded under somewhat unusual circumstances on-the-fly while I was trudging through the part of western Germany to which the railway came last. And …

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