Dark Matter and Diamonds

Dark Matter and Diamonds

I just so happens that dark matter and diamonds collided in my online world the last couple of days, all for my entertainment. Rebecca Pahle of The Mary Sue – A Guide to Girl Geek Culture, shared a great Rap video by Coma Niddy, explaining what is dark matter. I love it! It’s so much easier to get your head around these things when it’s entertaining. You […] Read more »

Sarah Brightman Space Trip

The Sarah Brightman Space Trip (tour) appears to be on track for 2015, according to this interview with Sarah and Soledad O’Brien of CNN about her pending adventure. The price tag mentioned in this interview is $20 million. A far cry from what was inferred before by ABC News. It turns out that Brightman is getting sponsorship, so she won’t be footing the bill entirely. She will be […] Read more »

Sarah Brightman at the Opening Ceremony of the World Athletic Championships in Osaka, 2007 - courtesy of Eckhard Pecher

Sarah Brightman Space Tourist

The idea of a space tourist is not sounding so way out these days as it did when Dennis Tito became the first one. Now apparently the star of Phantom of the Opera, has added Sarah Brightman Space Tourist to her resume by paying a massive sum to Roscosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency) for a trip to the International Space Station. The financial figures for […] Read more »