A little less than a year ago, the National Geographic Channel (NatGeo) executed a truly novel crowdsourcing initiative that I feel is deserving of greater critical attention. Hailed by some as innovative public engagement, derided by cynics as mere marketing spectacle, and condemned by others as a threat to our very way of life, hindsight […]
Read More The “Wow! Reply” – SETI Stunt, Science, or Threat?
For those who might like to delve more deeply into (or simply know more about the science behind) the National Geographic Channel series “Chasing UFOs,” including paradoxes, Apollo astronauts, and billion-in-one reflections, look no further! Direct link-through to my article on the NatGeo TV blog can be found here: http://tvblogs.nationalgeographic.com/2012/08/04/the-science-of-chasing-ufos-game-of-drones/ Cheers! Ben
Read More The Science Behind “Chasing UFOs” – Episode 6
During the last six months, famed theoretical physicist and science oracle Dr. Stephen Hawking has proposed much to garner headlines. (A suggestion that ‘universe creation’ may be a natural process comes to mind.) However, when looking at the implications of his recent propositions, a hidden space exploration paradigm takes form. It would seem that in […]
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