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Comet 2013 A1 encounters Mars

No, it’s not comet PanStarrs. But another comet is flying across the sky and chances are it might hit Mars in October 2014. It’s Comet 2013 A1. Chances are 1:2000 that it hits, say current calculations. The diameter of the comets’ nucleus is between 1-3km, and this big rock is travelling with about 56km/s, very […]

Humans and their inventions

to swim like a dolphin: Frank Zapata on his Flyboard slide like a snail: Jean-Yves Blondeau with a Rollersuit. glide like a bat: Jeb Corliss ” Grinding The Crack” – with a wingsuit. fly like a hawk: Yves Rossy with his jetpowered suit Share:

Eyjafjallajökull!

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your Captain speaking. We have a small problem. All four engines have stopped. We are doing our damnedest to get them going again. I trust you are not in too much distress.” With the volcano in Iceland happily coughing out thick layers of smoke, lava, some nasty natural chemicals and […]