After I spent a few weeks of my life making a calendar application and thus suddenly understanding some of the complexities regarding the measurement of time, I have always been a bit curious about the different aspects of this. Consider this, the earth rotates to make a day, but at […]

What is a year

The Japanese moon-probe KAGUYA has impressed the world again with stunning pictures of an earth-rise and earth-set while orbiting the moon. Please take a look at their movies on their homepage JAXA | KAGUYA (SELENE) Image Taking of Earth-Rise by HDTV. I personally liked the earth-set best. As usual. I […]

Sunset, old news. Seen an earth-set?

Jaxa (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) has sent a lunar explorer to get images of the moon. They call the explorer KAGUYA and so far the mission has been successful. They have just gotten HDTV images from the moon. Me like! You can find some pictures and a video here. It’s […]

High resolution video of the moon

– You can’t land a CEV (Crew Exploration Vehicle) on Mars unless you don’t mind it being a crater on the surface. I didn’t know it was that hard to land some human beings on Mars as they tell in this interview. Quite interesting though. I have to give credit […]

How to send people to Mars