A Real Space Battle Wouldn't Look Anything Like The Movies

In the event that we ever end up going toe-to-toe in outer space, it turns out that things wouldn't look anything like Star Wars. No, an actual space battle would probably be very fast, very boring, and extremely quiet, as PBS points out. » 9/26/14 11:17pm 9/26/14 11:17pm

The Physics of Space Battles

Joseph Shoer is a Ph.D. candidate in aerospace engineering, studying how modular spacecraft could be assembled, and hoping that they will be the telescopes and human exploration vehicles of the future, and not for crushing the dreams of Martian colonists. » 12/16/09 9:00pm 12/16/09 9:00pm