► Sounds From A Comet: This Is What 67P Sounds Like

shockwebpic_philaesonificationIf a comet hurls through space and nobody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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Our Top 10 Cool New Tech Picks: A CES Preview & Shopping Guide

shockwebpic_thedashIt’s that time of year when the best of new consumer tech starts being teased, previewed and released in anticipation of the biggest shopping season of the year and the biggest display of future and emerging technology, The International Consumer Electronics Show taking place in January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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If The Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

shockleewebpic_ifthemoonwere1pixelWe came across this interactive infographic by Josh Worth which he calls a tediously accurate scale model of the solar system and it’s totally worth your time if you have a few minutes to get scrolling.

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Kepler-22b: The Newly Discovered Earth-Like Planet 600 Millions Light Years Away

NASA has identified a new planet very similar to earth but approximately twice the size outside our solar system that might be able to support life. It’s been named Kepler-22b, after the orbiting telescope aircraft that discovered it, is about two and a half times the size of earth and is 600 light-years away, orbiting a sun-like star.

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Finding Life Beyond Earth: Take A Spectacular Trip

Guess what? We are on the verge of answering one of the greatest questions in history: Are we alone?

From NOVA and PBS come this must see episode Finding Life Beyond Earth. Turn the sound up, chill out and go on this 2+ hour animated space journey where NOVA asks the questions about how planet earth came to be and what’s going on with other nearby planets and whether any signs of life will soon be found.

Hearing all about the mysteries of space reminds us that that planet earth is just a tiny speck in relation to the rest of the universe. For example, did you know that 1,300 Earth’s could fit inside Jupiter? We’re also incredibly vulnerable to a major cosmic event happening that could drastically change the course or destroy the planet as we know it. Two awe-inspiring and slightly terrifying thoughts that can put things in perspective rather quickly.

How’s that for reality TV?

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