I've been working pretty hard lately and haven't had a lot of time to post on my blog. I basically have four jobs right now. I work for the state of Texas, I drive for Uber, I drive for Lyft, and I make deliveries with Texas ToGo.
Here's an interesting fact. A pickup truck produces about 3 times it's own weight in hydrocarbon pollution each year. Maybe it floats away and you never see it again, but you can't ignore the fact that it's going into our atmosphere for each pickup truck in the world every year. It's not that pollution is... Continue Reading →
Well, to be clear, that’s not going to happen because faster than light travel is impossible. But if aliens did manage to make it here then it would be hard for them to have anywhere near the fire power to enslave every single human on Earth. There are billions of humans on Earth. Humans would... Continue Reading →
I know a lot of aliens, but most of them are from Earth and some people want them deported. I don’t know any advanced aliens from other planets, but we might have contact with extraterrestrial life in the form of cosmic dust that comes from micrometeorites that enter our atmosphere from space and drift down... Continue Reading →
We can, minute by minute. However, a minute is not a very long time in the universe. We can see at present about 14 billion years in the past, because that’s the light reaching us now.
This image of asteroid Ryugu was taken June 26, 2018, by the Hayabusa2 probe's optical navigation camera, just a day before the probe's rendezvous with the space rock. The image was taken at about 14 miles (22 km) away from the asteroid. Credit: JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya University, Chiba Institute... Continue Reading →
Every 5 seconds someone is born. Every 8 seconds someone dies. We're in trouble. Eventually we'll be overrun, all the animals will die, and then we'll die.
I have a new problem in my front yard. My front yard is divided into two parts by a small cement sidewalk that goes from the front door to the main sidewalk at the street side. Looking out the window on the left side there were a lot of weeds. So I went out there... Continue Reading →