Chile’s Calbuco Unleashes Dramatic Explosive Eruption

Chile’s Calbuco Unleashes Dramatic Explosive Eruption

Calbuco in Chile erupts in impressive fashion for the first time since 1972.

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How Fast Is Rey’s Speeder in the Star Wars Teaser?

How Fast Is Rey’s Speeder in the Star Wars Teaser?

We get another look at a speeder in the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. How fast was it moving? Video analysis included.

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Restless Spring Continues for Perú’s Ubinas

Restless Spring Continues for Perú’s Ubinas

April has brought more explosions and mudflows to Ubinas in Peru.

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Volcanic versus Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide: An Addendum

Volcanic versus Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide: An Addendum

Even if you want to believe that volcanoes can be the source of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the isotopes will tell you otherwise.

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An Analysis of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Crash Landing

An Analysis of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Crash Landing

The SpaceX Falcon 9 made it’s second attempt at landing on a barge and crashed. Here is a video analysis of the rocket, along with homework questions.

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Volcanoes Are (Still) Not the Cause of Global Warming

Volcanoes Are (Still) Not the Cause of Global Warming

No matter what you hear, volcanoes are still not the culprit for rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

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Tambora 1815: Just How Big Was The Eruption?

Tambora 1815: Just How Big Was The Eruption?

The 1815 eruption at Tambora was the largest in recorded human history. So, what exactly does that mean?

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Farewell and Follow Me

Farewell and Follow Me

Beyond Apollo is dead – long live Beyond Apollo. As some of you may be aware, I’ve been writing online about plans for space missions and programs that didn’t happen for quite a long time – it’ll be 20 years next year, as a matter of fact. That writing has taken place under different titles. […]

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