“A light was turned off today…”

“A light was turned off today,” NASA scientist Firouz Naderi posted on Instagram today after the death of Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman as well as being the first Iranian to receive the prestigious Fields Medal for mathematics. She died after a battle with breast cancer earlier today. Born in 1977, she was, and still…

One Giant Leap for Mankind: The Story of the Space Race

          People have been dreaming of flying to the moon for centuries (yeah, Jules Verne, I’m looking at you). But for most of the time, it was confined to poorly informed science fiction (creative, though) mythology and fairy-tales with magical creatures that did not require life support to not, like, die….

Time to Explore.

Human culture (any culture) is part of science and it evolves as we evolve!   FC We are off exploring this wonderful world which we all share and will not be posting for the next two weeks. We look forward to sharing all our experiences.   It’s an amazing world of science…let’s go exploring!

Faraday’s Candle Top Posts for 2015

“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” ~Carl Sagan Thanks for all of your support!  Here’s to our amazing year of 2015, and to all of the milestone years in science that lay before us!   Here are our top posts from the amazing 2015: Natural Bee…

#SpaceX stuck the landing!

Wow.  A self-landing first-stage rocket.  Usually those things just are abandoned at a certain height and never seen again.  This new Falcon rocket lands itself.  Even after some considerable setbacks, Elon Musk kept moving forward. Today, 21 December 2015, it finally worked.  This is a revolution in space travel.  This is a stepping stone in…

Blogging for the #MarsGeneration

The important thing is not to stop questioning” Albert Einstein This post is in response to one of our main supporters! The awesome Aquileana who wanted to get to know more about our blogging and we were happy to respond. 1)How did you get into blogging? I had a little column in the local paper,…