Above is a picture of a deep sea fish called the Mariana snailfish. This fish lives at 8 kilometers deep, or roughly 5 miles, and is transparent. It got me thinking about science fiction.Continue reading “The curious case of the see-through fish”
This week, the first photograph of a black hole was released. Although, technically, it’s a visualization of a whole load of data, not an actual photo. The difference isn’t that important. You can see the result above. It looks a bit like a blurry donut. So what’s up with this?Continue reading “Black holes”
Renegade is, of course, a corny eighties show starring Lorenzo Lamas, but it is also a science fiction novel by Joel Shepherd. I’m going to talk about the latter today. Reviewing the other Renegade could be interesting as well, but maybe another time.Continue reading “Review: Renegade”
With the increasingly volatile situation in the US, the escalating showdown between the US and China, and the increasingly alarming reports on pollution and the environment, let’s do some crystal ball gazing.Continue reading “Crystal ball gazing”
In space, no one can hear you scream. That’s good, because I wanted to scream after watching the first season of Star Trek: Discovery. Of course, saying I don’t like something is one thing, supporting that with arguments takes a bit more work.