Stellar Encounters and Scholz’s Star

We often think of the universe as being dauntingly large, so much so that traveling to the neareststar system, currently Proxima Centauri, seems only just within theoretical reach and eventhen, it will take many years to accomplish getting there.As a result, the idea of actually colonizing worlds that orbit other stars seems far inthe future,…

Grazed by the Apocalypse

On these African plains some 60,000 years ago our ancestors began migrating north.A trek that would ultimately give rise to modern day civilization. And it’s nothing short ofa miracle that we’ve progressed as far as we have, especially in such a short amountof time. It’s really not that difficult to see why intelligent life may…