Review: Planetary

On the heels of my last review, I watched another movie with a space-documentary theme.  Though it started out with the human perspective from space, it progressed into so much more.  This is the TVO documentary called Planetary. It began with Apollo.  Humanity broke the bonds of our world and set foot on another heavenly body.  For the first time, we could look back and see the world as it truly is.  One of my favourite quotes from the movie came up early, though I’m paraphrasing: We are the Earth, and the Earth is all of us.  Seeing the Earth...

Some Shooting Stars for Christmas Wishes

The Geminid meteor shower passed earlier this month, but there is always something magical about those little bits of rock that burn up in the atmosphere while moving at 40 Km/s. Whatever you do for the holidays, have fun, be responsible, and definitely don’t drink and drive.  It’s not worth your life or anyone else’s. See you in a couple days!