8 Images That Can Totally Change Your Perspective

I got into a conversation recently about how some astronomical photos can totally change your whole perspective of yourself and your place in the Universe. There's several images that come to mind right away - here are my own favourites: 1. The Milky Way (from a very dark location) Seeing the night sky from a... Continue Reading →

Apollo Astronauts and Solar Radiation

The Apollo astronauts narrowly avoided serious health problems, and even death due to exposure to radiation from the Sun. Here’s a plot of the approximate Solar proton flux during the Apollo era: Here’s the same but with the missions and health warnings labelled: Scary stuff! I made these images for a talk I gave a while... Continue Reading →

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