Everything comes to an end, and our sun is no exception. A star happily cooking along in its middle age, Sol has many millions of good years ahead of it — but its eventual doom is certain. Here's what that will look like.
The last camping stove I owned was a 15-pound '70s-era Coleman behemoth that took longer to light than actually cook a meal on. So to now use the 1.5-pound Sol cooking system and the Sumo Ti mug is nothing short of magical.
The problem with the emergency bivvy sacks made of the heat-reflective space blanket material is that while they provide warmth, they don't let moisture escape. Thus, you sweat. But a new material in AMK's SOL Escape bivvy changes that.
Misdirected to the wrong planet, the smartest kids from all over must compete in the Sol Invictus. Here's the rules, find the Sun and win...no matter what (or how long) it takes. Watch the trailer for Sol now.
Fact: Space is a freak show. But that link goes to a post about deep space, beyond our solar system. Thanks to the IBEX probe, however, we're quickly learning that our own backyard is rife with the freaky-deaky too.
A gaggle of teen boys pass through a "gate" and wind up stranded in a mysterious land in Sol. It looks like Alive meets Stargate, so watch the trailer. Plus, here's the first official live action adaptation trailer for Gantz.
Believe it or not, humanity has never fired a probe directly into the Sun. By 2015, NASA hopes to check that interstellar bucket list item with Solar Probe+ (pronounced Solar Probe plus), a heat-resistant spacecraft "designed to plunge deep into the sun's atmosphere where it can sample solar wind and magnetism first…