Starfaring Ambience (Toy Soldier Saga)

The Airts touch the sails, and your ship pulls out of stardock, a few stray gulls calling after. Into the starry firmament your ship sails, leaving planetary life behind. The wood groans and the rigging creaks, while solar winds flap in the canvas and the starfaring engine thrums. Your journey will take you through the wonder of the cosmos and into the very spirit of adventure!

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Eyeball Planets

By Michelle Starr Science Alert Writer You’ve heard of hot Jupiters. You’ve heard of mini-Neptunes. You’ve heard of super-Earths. But have you heard of Eyeball Planets? Yep – planetary scientists think there might be a type of exoplanet out there that looks disturbingly like a giant eyeball. Just sitting there. Staring. But it’s actually not as weird […]

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Star Wars is Really a Cautionary Tale About Devoting All Technological Advancements to Death

By Emily Asher-Perrin It’s called Star Wars. Not Star Trek, not Star Peace, not Star Friends, not even Star Tales. This gargantuan fictional universe is labeled with a title that guarantees the ability to travel space… andnear-constant warfare. We can debate the relative okay-ness of this focus from a moral standpoint, sure. But in reality, I think […]

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