Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Getting Closer and Closer to Space Tourism

Virgin Galactic just unveils their commercial spaceship. They announced that as early as 2011, the vehicle should have passed all the battery of tests required to bring civilians, like you and me, to space...yahoo!! It will be a 2.5hour trip, with however only 5 minutes of weightlessness; it's short but that's a start.

Coin Toss Not Random

Researchers have finally shown that even relatively un-trained individuals can manipulate the outcome of flipping a coin. The details can be read in the Holiday Review of the Canadian Medical Association Journal. So, beware if you're not the one flipping the coin :)