Archives for February, 2014

Ask Ethan #24: Cheating Time and Space

“For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.” –Lao Tzu You know the deal: it’s the end of the week, so it’s time for another Ask Ethan! You’ve continued to send in your questions-and-suggestions, much to my delight, and I’m pleased to tell you that this week’s question…

Ask Ethan #23: The Missing Andromeda Galaxy?

“That which you create in beauty and goodness and truth lives on for all time to come.” -Denis Waitley It’s been another spectacular week here in the Universe, and I’m pleased to take on another one of your wonderful questions in yet another Ask Ethan column! (Keep sending in your questions and suggestions if you have them.) This week’s…

The world’s first suspended traffic circle… for bicycles! “I would like to propose slow cycling. Commute by bike. At a stroke, you remove the need for and absurd cost of public transport. Cycling is almost completely free. There is no longer any need for the gym as you get fit by cycling. And you can…

Do black holes exist? The world’s most famous scientist vs. the actual science. “My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the Universe, why it is as it is and why it exists at all.” -Stephen Hawking Here in our little corner of the Universe, the Earth is a pretty intense source of…