Voyager 1 becomes first spacecraft to leave our solar system

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Voyager 1, launched in 1977, is more than 11.66 billion miles from the sun and is now recognized as the first spacecraft to enter interstellar space. Solar storm aftershocks at the edge of our solar system provided confirmation that Voyager 1 made the passage on August 25, 2012.

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Burning Man 2013 – this years’ most bizarre vehicles

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Thanks to Reuters, The Rolling Stone, and the users at Huffington Post for once again bringing us the amazing sights from the 2013 Burning Man event to those of us who were not able to attend. Featured here are a collection of the bizarre vehicles seen at this years’ event.

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Apple announces iPhone 5S/5C, stock tanks. What’s going on here?

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Apple stock tanks after iPhone 5S/5C announcementAs late-night talk show hosts had a field day poking fun at Apple’s lackluster iPhone 52 and iPhone 5C announcement and competitors began tweeting jibes about Apple’s superficial presentation, Apple’s stock began a hearty plummet on heavy volume trading immediately following the announcement of their new flagship devices. And…

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Giant list of interesting astronomy facts

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Since who knows when, people have been watching the sky. It has been a means of tracking time, of navigating, of superstition, and a form of entertainment. Check out the giant list of interesting astronomy facts.

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