Technology

The Seven Wonders of TRAPPIST-1

by: Chris Thompson NASA’s latest announcement in the search for Earth-like planets is the stuff dreams are made of…. In a win for exoplanet seekers…

Pluto’s New Horizons

by: Chris Thompson With the arrival of the New Horizons space probe at Pluto, a ten year old space-fanatic gets a chance to finally realize…

A Letter to the Internet

by: Alan Fox and Chris Campanioni Across the Margin enlists two social media experts to analyze, in their own unique ways, how the Internet affects…

Mighty Orion

by: Chris Thompson After forty-two years, humankind triumphantly returns to the exploration of space…. Last Friday, a generational milestone was reached. An achievement not attempted since…

Life On Mars – Milestones

by: Chris Thompson Across the Margin once again cranks up the voltage and points its high-powered antennas towards Mars….  September has been a busy month…

Plugged Into the Machine

By: Tom Rau The future of currency has arrived, but are we ready to set our paper money to flames?  Jon is a computer programmer,…

Me, Myself, and My N.E.S.

by: Tom Rau Day 10 of our 12 days of holiday stories brings us back to a Christmas that changed a childhood….. This is what…

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Life On Mars – Day 120

By Chris Thompson Across the Margin cranks up the voltage and points its high-powered antennas towards Mars… Curiosity, NASA’s shiny new exploration rover, has been…

The Margins of Science

By Chris Thompson Here we take scientific findings, gleaned from the pages of esteemed research journals, and expand on their ideas…imagining a world in which…