Setting Fires In Space

The Burning and Suppression of Solids (BASS) experiment aboard the ISS seeks to teach scientists about fire in space. Microgravity environments cause things, like fire, to behave differently. Add in the oxygen enriched atmospheres of spacecraft and fire can be a real problem. If we are going to send humans on multi-year journeys […]

User Input

User Input: Getting To Know You

"Concerto for Doorstop and Vuvuzela" was not a resounding success.

So, hey, how ya doin? You guys doing okay? How’s the day going, everyone having a good time? Yeah? Right on.

Man, we suck at small-talk.

So we’ve noticed that a large sampling of our audience tends to be quite a multi-talented lot. […]