In the summer of 1977, NASA launched an ambitious and far-reaching pair of deep space satellites that were destined to become humanity’s most distant messengers. Meet Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, twin satellites whose sole purpose is to traverse the boundaries of our solar system and interstellar space. The Voyager twins are exploring where nothing from Earth has ever gone before: into the cold expanses … Continue reading The messages that humanity wants aliens to see
We should openly admit that when we happen to be under a starry night and see a sight similar to this, we all have a react in a different and interesting way. Some people are left boggled by the immense size of the universe, others by the sheer glamour of the scene and if you’re anything like me, you’re paralyzed by the sudden realization that … Continue reading Where is all the ‘alien life?’ – Fermi Paradox and other theories
Mangalyaan. It’s a word you’ve probably heard a lot the last few years. That’s because it was one of the world’s cheapest space probes to reach Mars, collect data and relay it back to Earth, even more efficiently than NASA. Who was the genius space institute who developed this?None other than India’s ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization).Why didn’t we hear about it as much? Because … Continue reading Why doesn’t anybody talk about the ISRO?
Space has interested us as far back as the dawn of humanity. It has become quite the realm of our fantasy. Nothing makes a good debate as much as the existence of extra-terrestrial life does. Rightly so, humans have always used space as a measuring stick to validate themselves. “Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, … Continue reading The Vastness of Space: Understanding the Cosmos and where are all the Aliens?