SpaceX – Starlink

Starlink is a SpaceX project that aims to bring global internet access to the world. It will do this by initially launching over 4,000 satellites into VLEO (very-low-eath-orbit) with plans to bring this number up to 12,000; which would give a total bandwidth of 240,000 Gbps. At this stage, however, it is unknown what speeds … Read more

SpaceX and its mission to the moon

#dearMoon I have spent many nights just looking at the starry night sky and admiring the moon, wondering what it must be like to be shooting up in a rocket for a closer inspection. This would truly be a life-changing experience… For the lucky billionaire Yusaku Maezawa this will soon be a reality. Yusaku and … Read more

Simulation Theory

Simulation theory or the simulation hypothesis as it is also known is the idea that the world and universe that we live in is nothing more than a computer generated program. Sounds like something straight out of a science fiction movie. But could it be true? The truth is, we do not and may not … Read more

The Kardashev Scale – How to measure technology levels of civilizations

Measuring the technological advancement of a civilization we use the ‘Kardashev Scale’. Nikolai Semenovich Kardashev was a Russian Astrophysicist that created this scale in 1964. The scale has three levels of civilization. Type I – Planetary CivilizationThis type of civilization can use and store all the energy of their home planet. Essentially able to control … Read more