Big Picture Science – They’re Baack: André Bormanis
by Gary Niederhoff on December 31, 2012
Part 3 of Skeptic Check: They’re Baack, featuring André Bormanis, screenwriter, producer and former science consultant for “Star Trek”, telling the brief sci-fi history of putting astronauts into deep sleep for long travel. (TRT 8:19)
There's a new big dipper in the nighttime sky.
No, it's not a cozy constellation, but a distant, non-descript star that behaves like a shipboard semaphore, beaming flashes of light into the cosmic darkness that seem random, but... (read more)