Category | guide to space

By Fraser Cain on March 23, 2019 in
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It’s not just our Solar System that has a habitable zone, it turns out our entire galaxy has regions which would be hostile to the formation of life as we know it.

By Fraser Cain on February 23, 2019 in
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f you’re going to send a spacecraft to Mars, you’ve got to know that place has an insatiable hunger for our plucky robot companions. Why is this place cursed?

By Fraser Cain on January 26, 2019 in
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Here’s a big mystery in astronomy: fast radio bursts. What are they? Where do they come from? more at #365DaysOfAstro

By Fraser Cain on December 29, 2018 in
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Universe isn’t expanding into anything. But what if we’re living in a vast multiverse, and our Universe is bumping up against other universes?

By Fraser Cain on December 22, 2018 in
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Black holes are pretty dangerous, so it’s a good idea to keep an idea on where all the nearby ones are. How close is the closest one, anyway?