Stanley Kubrick and Carl Sagan in 2001

David Bowman, an astronaut, had long learned that his mission to Jupiter was to study a possible advanced civilization up close. He was accompanied by HAL the AI computer that runs the spaceship, Gary Lockwood his fellow astronaut, and a few more astronauts under hibernation. But before they even descended anywhere near Jupiter’s orbit, HAL… Continue reading Stanley Kubrick and Carl Sagan in 2001

The women with life-long love affairs with space

We should be thankful we live in an age that appreciates the wisdom of interconnected; the kind of thinking that appreciates the largeness of life and the interconnectedness of things. Astronomers write poems, musicians are inspired by maths, and artists reinterpret physics. The sciences and the arts are merging into one, returning to its essence—nature… Continue reading The women with life-long love affairs with space