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2015-05-09 10:21:50

Project Orion would have used a series of dropped atomic bombs to propel itself upwards - all the way to Mars. Here's the story of how it would work and why it was scrapped.

Dyson Sphere Research Gets Grants
2012-10-06 09:25:35

A pair of University of California, Berkeley scientists have been awarded grants to aid in their study of advanced extraterrestrial civilizations and alternate universes.

2011-01-09 00:43:14

The Dyson Corporation, a supplier of large diameter domestic fasteners and forgings, has unleashed a vibrant new Web site –- http://www.dysoncorp.com -- designed with a bold look and easier, more intuitive navigational functions.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.