Archives for April 28, 2015

Bring Deep Space Home (Synopsis)

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” –Carl Sagan For thousands of years, humanity has looked up at the night sky and wondered at what might be out there. For the first time in all of our history, we not only have the answers to what’s…

Over at Starts With A Bang, Jillian Scudder of Astroquizzical takes on a doozy of a question: If a photon of light escapes from a star, when it hits another star, does it get absorbed and have to complete another cycle before it can escape again? After all, it takes (on average) over 100,000 years…