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Earth form the ISS

Ground Control to Major Tom…

For here Am I sitting in a tin can Far above the world Planet Earth is blue And there’s nothing I can do Have you ever wondered what Major Tom was looking at? Well now you can, but BEWARE this is a real time stealer! Those jolly folks at NASA have been kind enough to […]

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Zefram Cochrane: First Contact

Warp 10,000 Please Mr Sulu

In a week where we are celebrating the -50 year anniversary of First Contact with Zefram Cochrane on 5th April 2063, it reminds me of another recent story. This one concerns quantum entanglement of particles, which Einstein famously called “spooky at a distance”. A team of Chinese physicists have clocked the speed of spooky action […]

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