Okay, so despite running for only 1 minute and 37 seconds, there are a TON of things going on in Syfy’s first trailer for what they’re calling their “most ambitious project” to date: a 10-episode TV adaptation of James S. A. Corey’s The Expanse. Let’s look a little closer, shall we? (Oh, and, I’ll try to keep the spoilers light).
Hey everyone, I know it’s been quiet around here for a little while. But, I wanted to let you know that Space Sunday is back, at least for now it is!
Have you ever pondered what it would be like for a comet to smash into a planet? Well, you’ll have to keep pondering on, at least for a little while. This coming October, a comet is set to “graze” Mars. The comet is described as having a “small but non-negligible” chance of impact. O.0?!
Crazy right? Almost sounds kind of like those bad disaster movies on Syfy, not really but still. Lets dig into this juicy beast.
Today’s Space Sunday concerns the Curiosity Rover mission on Mars. It’s fitting, because this week marks the two-year anniversary of the rover’s landing on the fourth planet from the Sun. As far as birthdays go, Curiosity’s a toddler now, so you’ll want to blow out a candle for our little Rover-That-Could on August 6th.
Two years ago, this mission created quite the stir not only in the science world, but also in the general public. The craze struck a chord deep in my heart. Looking back, I imagine what I felt was akin to what the people felt back in 1969, when man first landed on the moon. It was a strong sense of connection to a large group of people I didn’t even know, all wanting and hoping for the same thing. Maybe it’s best described as being in a stadium supporting your favorite sports team, and cheering for them along with thousands of other people. Emotions!