Monthly Archives: April 2012

Book Review: Adding a Dimension

Adding a Dimension┬áby Isaac Asimov. The previous entry in this series, View from a Height, contained four sections on physics, astronomy, biology, and chemistry. The third F&SF collection, Adding a Dimension, has all of those plus a lengthy (seven chapter) … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Reviews, Science (general)

History of solar system exploration: Uranus and its Moons

We have now reached the poorly-explored realm of the ice giants and so-called Trans-Neptunian Objects. In the past half-century the human race has sent only a handle of probes to this vast region. Uranus was visible for centuries before its … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy