What’s the greatest Movie based on a Marvel Comic?
Hot Take: Thor’s Flying is More Realistic than Iron Man’s
In Which Doug and Bob meet Chris, Ivan, and Anatoli
SpaceX goes to Infinity, and Beyond! or at least to Low Earth Orbit.
How does the SpaceX Falcon 9 family of Rockets stack up against other American Launch Vehicles?
If you’re a science nerd or a baseball fan, you may think you already know the answer to this, and you may be right, but for the purposes of this article, i’m going to assume you don’t know much about baseball or aerodynamics. Even if you think you know the answer, give it a readContinue reading “Why Does a Curveball Curve?”
So, second post on this blog and I’m already swinging wide of my area of expertise, but hear me out, I think you’ll like where this is going. You may have heard of “Machete Order” which is one Star Wars fan’s attempt to put the Classic and Prequel Trilogies into a watching order that preservesContinue reading “This Is How I Like to Listen to Abbey Road, and You Should Too”
I grew up in the 80’s and 90’s in North Carolina went to college at Virginia Tech, and now live in the Baltimore/Washington Metro Area sprawl of central Maryland. I am basically the Bubba Gump Shrimp of Geeks. I’m a Music Geek, a Movie Geek, a TV Geek, and a Sports Geek. A Band Geek,Continue reading “Who Am I?”
I.E. Why Should You Care What I Have To Say? First off, I really am a rocket scientist. I have a Bachelors and Masters degree in Aerospace Engineer from Virginia Tech, and I have both lab experimentation and computer simulation experience. I spent graduate school working a supersonic wind tunnel designing a new type ofContinue reading “What Do I Do?”
We’re all nerds here, we’ve all smirked and snarked about bad movie physics… you know this song by heart. “There’s no sound in space.” “Gas tanks don’t explode when you shoot them.” “Why would a spaceship need to bank-to-turn?” Hang on, back up. Let’s talk about that last one for a second. Maybe there’s aContinue reading “It’s Not as Stupid as You Think for Spaceships to Bank-to-Turn”