6 Signs You’re a Nerd Mom or Geek Dad

May 11, 2018

Starting a family can be an exciting adventure on many different levels, and there’s something equally thrilling about having an opportunity to pass along some of your quirky interests and lifelong passions to your little tykes. For a lot of folks, bringing up kids comes naturally, though not everyone follows the well-trodden path to parenting. […]

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4 Ways the Hubble Telescope Helped Unravel the Mysteries of the Universe

April 25, 2018

When the Discovery space shuttle lifted-off on April 24, 1990, its payload included what has turned out to be an amazing time machine: the Hubble Space Telescope. Thanks to the Hubble telescope, humans are able to peer back billions of years in time. Hubble, which is about the size of a large school bus, has […]

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Celebrate Space With These 5 Blog Posts

October 4, 2016

The United Nations has declared October 4-10 to be World Space Week. Being big fans of space science and technology ourselves, we thought we’d pull together some of our favorite space related blog posts in celebration of the days ahead. From planets to deep space missions, let’s explore the great beyond!

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Everything You Need to Know About Exoplanet Exploration

July 15, 2016

What would it be like to live on a planet with three suns? You’d greet each day with an overwhelmingly beautiful triple sunrise and watch amazing triple sunsets. Well, that’s fun to imagine but it would not really be the case on HD 131399Ab, a newly-discovered exoplanet. A single orbit of HD 131399Ab takes 550 […]

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Everything You Need to Know About NASA’s Juno Space Probe

July 13, 2016

It took five years and covered 1.8 billion miles. On July 4, 2016, the Juno space probe reached its destiny: Jupiter. Its mission is to measure the giant planet’s atmosphere and core in order to understand how the solar system was formed.

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Everything You Need to Know About Mars One

July 11, 2016

We’re used to seeing private enterprise pushing past government-funded scientific research, but when Dutch energy entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp announced he would land colonists on Mars by 2023 with the Mars One mission, geeks of all ages were wowed. Mars One, a Dutch not-for-profit, later pushed the date to land the first four-person team on Mars […]

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