Fun Things from the Internet
Space enthhusiasts know that the Internet offers an almost infinite supply of space information - some scientifically complex, some controversial, some topical and timely, some trivial, some just plain silly. Here is a supply of interesting sites and snippits to satisfy even the the most insatiable spaceophile!
- Research on synthetic organisms that would use available resources to meet basic human needs on another planet: Microbes With the Right Stuff?
- A creatively edited video that explores the impact of science on our lives: Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality (An Anthem for Science)
- A clever - and disturbing - look at how space could save us all: Cyborgs Needed for Escape from Earth
- A look at some of Pluto's icy cousins: NASA's Hubble Harvests Distant Solar System Objects
- Information on the Scottish space economy: Scotland in the Space Age
- A graphic example of how lack of gravity delivers super-human strength: Kicking a Rock on the Moon
- And how zero G creates some pretty wild spins: Rotating Solid Bodies in Microgravity, Rotating Sphere of Water in Microgravity, Waves in a Large Free Sphere of Water and Water Balloon
- Oh, yeah, and the latest thing to worry about: The Newest (Tiny) Threat to Earth: 2010 ST3