NASA


NASA wonders if anybody out there can help them to name the recently announced seven earth sized planets that have been observed in orbit abound Trappist-1 … https://twitter.com/NASA/status/835199600709468160 Now to be clear, this is not a serious suggestion but instead is just a bit of fun (and publicity). Some random […]

Anybody got any ideas for naming Trappist-1 planets? #7NamesFor7NewPlanets


Joshua Willis, an oceanographer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, came up the “OMG” acronym to describe the five-year mission to study the melting of Greenland by the surrounding oceans. It stands for “Oceans Melting Greenland”, and yes, least you doubt, it is quite real, OMG is their official mission acronym. It is […]

NASA OMG (Oceans Melting Greenland) has some new data





Phil Plait, whom I do know and have personally met, has written an article within Slate that strike a deep cord within me. Normally I would perhaps extract an appropriate quote and suggest that the article merits your attention, and perhaps also offer some additional commentary. This time I am instead […]

Trump’s Plan to Eliminate NASA Climate Research Is Ill-Informed and Dangerous


There are a few stories doing the rounds of the clash on live Australian TV between UK Physicist Brian Cox and the Climate change denying senior Australian politician, Malcolm Roberts, so let’s take a look and see what happened. The background here is that Mr Roberts had earlier issued a challenge for anybody […]

Brian Cox vs senior Australian politician who rejects Climate Change