Design, Hardware, Software Errors Doomed Japanese Hitomi Spacecraft (scientificamerican.com) The Japanese space agency JAXA said its recently launched X-Ray observation satellite Hitomi has been destroyed. After a successful launch on February 17, contact with the satellite was lost on March 28. Off the 10-year expected life span, only three days of observations were collected. Preliminary… Continue reading Japanese Satellite Failure Unbelievable
Climate Change: 10 Billion Tons Of Carbon Are Now Being Released Every Year, The Fastest In 66 Million Years Seas Are Rising at Fastest Rate in Last 28 Centuries The headlines are amazing. It’s true we are releasing a lot of Co2. They are right to be worried based on their models. Their models… Continue reading Unprecedented Climate Change. The most in 28000 years, the fastest in 60 million years
I am about to do another recipe for the next 4 months. The last recipe was awesome. I have felt a difference that is significant in terms of lots of things and my highest HDL reading yet. Unfortunately, it is hard to quantify which supplements are doing what outside the easy to measure effects… Continue reading Elysium and Longevity Supplements – Hard to justify
I put forward a plan to get to Mars in a previous blog here. This is the next in what I hope is a series of blogs on “next steps” and more detail about this plan. I know that Elon Musk has said he will reveal his plan in 2016 (this year). I am dying… Continue reading What is needed to have a colony on Mars?
Recently much press has been devoted to the fact that the worlds leading GO game champion was defeated by a computer. These single discipline achievements are not uncommon. As far back as the 80s MIT developed a computer program called Mathematica that solved differential equations better than ANY human being. Since then… Continue reading Winning at GO and the excitement around AI is not general intelligence but it can still have profound societal impact
Here are some questions and thoughts about Physics and our reality that I consider really different than any normal textbook or piece I have seen written anywhere. The scale of the universe is about 71 orders of magnitude in space and 61 orders of magnitude in time The Big We all know the universe is big.… Continue reading Surprising physics part 1 – Scale
DOES INTELLIGENT LIFE EXIST OUTSIDE OUR LONELY PLANET? Yup it does. I have 100% certainty of this. The reason I can be so certain regardless of the results of the Drake equation is that the universe is so vast (i.e. infinite) that it is almost impossible for some planet not to have replicated… Continue reading Does extraterrestrial life exist and will humans meet them some day? Part V – Conclusions