Mission Juno

On 4 July 2016 the NASA spacecraft Juno will arrive at Jupiter after a 5 year journey. It will be the ninth space probe to visit the planet. The first was Pioneer 10, which flew past in December 1973, (see notes). Juno will go into an orbit around the planet which will take it close to its poles.… Continue reading Mission Juno

A Christmas gift from The Science Geek

  Christmas is almost upon us. Give yourself an early Christmas present, without it costing you a penny, by downloading my e-books for free during the first five days of December! "Is Anyone Out There?" is about the likelihood of there being extraterrestrial intelligent life.  It is based on a number of posts from my blog.  For readers based… Continue reading A Christmas gift from The Science Geek

Is There Anyone Out There? updated post

Thank you to everyone who has downloaded my books. One recent commenter pointed out that the links in the post point to the Amazon UK website and it was unclear how someone based outside the UK would download the books. I have therefore updated the post to make it easier for readers outside the UK to… Continue reading Is There Anyone Out There? updated post

Is There Anyone Out There ? e-book from the The Science Geek

I have written a short e-book on the likelihood of there being extraterrestrial intelligent life and how humans have tried to find that life and make contact with it.  It is based on a number of posts from my blog. The book is available to download from Amazon in Kindle format by clicking here. The book will be… Continue reading Is There Anyone Out There ? e-book from the The Science Geek

New Horizons

On 14 July 2015 the New Horizons Spacecraft will fly past the dwarf planet Pluto which lies on the edge of our Solar System. This is the culmination of a nine and half year voyage which started when it was launched in back in January 2006. Artist's Impression of New Horizons passing Pluto - Image… Continue reading New Horizons