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Can't Blow Me!

If a movie is set on a space ship or space station, at some point there is a good chance that someone or something will be blown out of an airlock. Or, some character, depressed or guilt-racked, will attempt to eject themselves from an airlock. Or someone will threaten to or attempt to “space” another […]

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Super-Earths and the Three Planet Types

When I was a boy the existence of planets outside of our solar system had yet to be confirmed. There were some observations of Barnard's Star that seemed to suggest there was a planet there, but that was about it. Now we have confirmed the existence of more than 1,800 extra-solar planets, or “exoplanets”. Sometimes […]