Diary of a Network Geek

The trials and tribulations of a Certified Novell Engineer who's been stranded in Houston, Texas.

5/9/2014

LEGO In Space

Filed under: Art,Fun,Life, the Universe, and Everything,Red Herrings — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Hare which is terribly early in the morning or 6:01 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is Waxing Gibbous

These are two of my favorite things, but together in a unique way.

I don’t imagine that it’s any secret that I love science-fiction at this point.  I mean, if you’re anything like a regular or semi-regular reader of this blog, then you know that science-fiction is kind of my “thing”.  But, what may not be quite as apparent is how much I love LEGO.  When I was a kid, back in the dark ages, I could spend hours building things…
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4/10/2009

Star Ship Drives

Filed under: Fun,Life, the Universe, and Everything,News and Current Events,Red Herrings — Posted by the Network Geek during the Hour of the Tiger which is terribly early in the morning or 5:03 am for you boring, normal people.
The moon is a Full Moon

NASA, making science-fiction real.

So, it looks like NASA is working on a plasma drive that will take us to Mars in 60-70 days, instead of a longer time period required of a conventional rocket.

And, if we ever get past that hurdle, someone has created a warp drive. Or, at least, theoretically. I mean, all they have to do is figure out how to manipulate theoretical dimensions and they’ll have it licked in no time! (Okay, okay, even the article admits that “Warp drive isn’t doable now, and probably won’t be for the next several millenia,” according to the scientist interviewed. But, still, a guy can dream, right?)

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