Category Archives: Media Commentary

Another Flawed Radiation Study Leading to Spectacular(ly bad) Headlines

So, by the title of this article, you’d think that someone discovered a serious link between radiation and Alzheimer’s disease. Well, it turns out that the researcher did expose mice to the equivalent radiation dose for a trip to Mars, … Continue reading

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Almost Space…

Congrats to Felix Bumgartner on his record-breaking skydive from 128k ft! Hopefully, he doesn’t inspire a new round of UFO reports…

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Bragging About Doing less than we used to

A press release about the upcoming cargo launch to the ISS crows over the fact that the capsule will dock with the station in less than one day (actually about 6 hours after launch). In 1966, Gemini 11 launched a … Continue reading

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Bad Headline

So Fox News reports on a company that’s planning on sending people on a one-way trip to Mars in 2023. The article does a pretty good job describing the plan and talking to members of the team setting it up, … Continue reading

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