Sunday services

While the Cassini spacecraft is busy transmitting images of it’s recent fly through of the water geysers of Saturn’s moon Enceladus (Saturn’s Geyser Moon Shines in Close Flyby Views), the New Horizons probe explores the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt (New Horizons: The First Mission to the Pluto System and the Kuiper Belt), NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover continues to investigate the Martian surface (Spirit and Opportunity Highlights) and NASA’s Dawn spacecraft explores the dwarf planet Ceres (Dawn delves into the unknown …), Christians around the world join together to grovel in supplication to an angry deity, give thanks for not being annihilated for another week and commemorate the ritual torture and execution of an itinerant apocalyptic preacher from the Mediterranean region around 2000 years ago who was apparently the zombie son of said deity.

Happy Holy-Ween?

If you thought Halloween was just a harmless occasion for dressing up like your favourite celebrity while skull-shaped celestial objects hurtled past overhead, think again. Experts understand that this seemingly lighthearted celebration is fraught with little-known hazards. Rome’s chief exorcist, Gabriel Amorth, has warned of a danger to young people … Continue reading

No warp for you

I am not a physicist. I am not even a Trekkie. And I am guessing any space travel I ever get around to doing would probably be a horrible stomach emptying experience. Happy to leave that sort of thing to the robots we create in our image. Still, the idea … Continue reading

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