Saturn Bends Minds

  Today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day, courtesy of our wonderful space agency, comes to us from the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn, and it is another mind-bending perspective on our universe. Here is the APOD page with all the info…but the short story is that this is Saturn’s moon Titan, its thick atmo all aglow,…

A guy and his bicycle…

A friend of mine, L., is putting together a book of drawings of interesting things that are part of Geneva’s local, and Bicycle Astronomy made the list. Here is her rough draft of yours truly and the Yuba Mundo cargo bicycle that I use for daily transportation and for all Bicycle Astronomy events. Nice sketch,…

Europa Report; hard science fiction in film

The other night I downloaded an advance preview of Europa Report from Itunes. It’s a new independent science fiction film about six astronauts who travel to Jupiter. Their mission is to see if the liquid oceans below the surface of the ice moon Europa might harbor life. It opens on August 2nd in theaters. Hard…