Intense Gravity of Super-Earths Could Trap Aliens on Their Home Planet

Gravity is the force of attraction between one object and another.  Everything has a gravitational pull to it but it is only really observed at the macroscopic scale with stellar bodies.  This article may give an explanation as to why it is likely we won’t see extraterrestrial life from larger rocky planets.   The article explains … Continue reading Intense Gravity of Super-Earths Could Trap Aliens on Their Home Planet

Final Creative project

This link sends you to my final creative project on YouTube.  It is a 3 minute video that I created using the game BeamNG.drive, a physics engine based game that allows for realistic crash physics for cars.  The editing software I used was Vegas Movie Studies 14 platinum which I purchased during a humble bundle sale.  … Continue reading Final Creative project

The end of the Korean War

Many articles have covered this, most over fifty years ago but now it again becomes relevant.  In this article from cnbc we see that an end to the Korean war may be in sight prior to the talks between North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un and the American president Donald Trump.  Many see this as … Continue reading The end of the Korean War

Tiangong-1 Is Now Predicted to Hit Earth at 7:30pm ET Sunday, Give or Take Up to Seven Hours

Tiangong-1 was a prototype space station developed by the Chinese  that was put into orbit in 2011 and has come down this Monday over the south pacific ocean.  An article in gizmodo explains how this was nothing to worry about.  It explained how a flow of particles from the sun did not force the station … Continue reading Tiangong-1 Is Now Predicted to Hit Earth at 7:30pm ET Sunday, Give or Take Up to Seven Hours

Take-home Exam #2

  Describe something that you learned in the Do Not Track documentary about how social media and digital technologies collect data about their users and use that data to their own ends. Has this knowledge changed how you use media and/or digital technology? I learned that the data is tracked by many more people than I would … Continue reading Take-home Exam #2