CIVILISATIONS OF THE UNIVERSE

This month’s blog looks at what kind of civilisations could populate the universe. There are definitions for them, most of them rather mind-boggling, nevertheless let’s see what we have. The Kardashev Scale The Kardashev scale is a system for measuring a civilisation’s level of technological advancement based on the amount of energy it is able…

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Ultra High Speed Space Flight

Anyone who has read Science Fiction books will be familiar with the concept of faster than light speed travel and warp drives. But how near is mankind to getting anywhere near this writers’ castle in Spain. And how on Earth would the human body cope with such extravagant speeds and such a mind-boggling experience. Would…

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Detecting UFOs

DETECTING UFOs Introduction So how do you know if you have seen a UFO or UAP?  This question may not seem as ridiculous as it sounds. We can all see things in the sky that initially may seem strange, but after a few minutes reality sets in, and our logic gives a reasonable explanation. But…

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ODDS ON LIFE – GHOST PLANETS

Introduction It’s nice to know that science is contemplating life on other worlds—and not that far away at that. Even if currently there is no conclusive evidence and some uncertainty about the methodology of detection. Gliese 581g, unofficially known as Zarmina, is an unconfirmed (and frequently disputed) exoplanet claimed to orbit within the Gliese 581…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE

Rather than jump straight into mysterious events and UFO sightings this year, I thought I would hold off on those topics for the first blog of 2022, and check out some rather cute and in one case, rather eerie, photographs. The eerie pictures were taken from my balcony towards the end of last year, presumably…

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