Blog 52 Space Elevator is a device to move people from space to Earth or from Earth to Orbit

Blog 52 Space Elevator is a device to move people from space to Earth or from Earth to Orbit by Award-winning Author, Adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. An artist's illustration of a massive space elevator transportation system. Future versions of the technology could one day fix themselves. Credit: Japan Space Elevators [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:56+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Block 38 Life! How to Find it in our Solar System and Beyond

Block 38 Life! How to Find it in our Solar System and Beyond by Award-winning Author, Adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD I do not think we are going to find any intelligent green men or green women on these moons of Saturn and Jupiter. There is a chance that primitive organisms could live [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:56+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Blog 18 Projects that reach for the gods, one step at a time

Blog 18 Projects that reach for the gods, one step at a time by Award-winning Author, Adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Immortality is a big deal, but many billionaires are reaching for it. Figures 1. Shows Zeus (the immortal) as represented in ancient times. PayPal co-founders Elon Musk and Peter Thiel are making [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 16 How to Live Longer? First, we need to discover the factors that lead to longer lifespans in other animals, including their genes.

Blog 16 How to Live Longer? First, we need to discover the factors that lead to longer lifespans in other animals, including their genes by Award-winning Author, Adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Richard Dawkins' interpretation of Darwin’s Natural Selection is described in his best-selling book, The Selfish Gene. Richard Dawkins describes an interesting [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 5 Some of our closest neighboring stars. Why do we want to study our neighbors nearby? That will be our chance to study new life forms.

Blog 5 Some of our closest neighboring stars. Why do we want to study our neighbors nearby? That will be our chance to study new life forms. First, we must get there by Award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. The closest stars are a triplet system called Alpha Centauri A [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 46 Mars Base Alpha was developed by Elon Musk

Blog 46 Mars Base Alpha was developed by Elon Musk Blog written by award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. Photo of Elon Musk, Champion of first Mars Base Alpha. Target 2028 is somewhat ambitious, but we need to move forward. I support it. I worked on the Mars Project in [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Blog 47: Interstellar the Movie’s Black Hole! How do we know Black Holes exist?

Blog 47: Interstellar the Movie’s Black Hole! How do we know Black Holes exist? by award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Evidence of black holes’ existence comes from three diverse experiments: 1. measuring orbits of objects around black holes, 2. measuring gravity waves for collisions and 3. watching mergers of black holes [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 48 The beauty of Orion, which is next to the constellation Unicorn

Blog 48 The beauty of Orion, which is next to the constellation Unicorn by award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. Josh Knutson took this 7-tile mosaic image of the constellations Monoceros (Unicorn) and Orion from his backyard in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on May 25, 2011. He used a T1i [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Blog|

InSight Probe is on the way to Mars to study Geology. The Search for Life on Mars with Rover 2020

InSight Probe is on the way to Mars to study Geology The Search for Life on Mars with Rover 2020: The Plan is to Land at Ancient Lakebed known as Jezero Crater by Award-winning Author, adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin, PhD Figure 1. Jezero Crater is an ancient Martian depression. It was probably created [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Blog, Space|

Neutron Stars Collide

Neutron Stars Collide by Award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD On August 17, 2017, scientists caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding for the first time in history, revealing that these strange smashups are the source of heavy element like gold, platinum, palladium and all other heavy elements including uranium. [...]

2018-12-10T22:05:57+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Blog, Space|