Do Solar Flares Cause Earthquakes?Ryan Milligan at The Sun Today blog has written an article on the claim that solar flares can cause earthquakes. Check out his analysis of the problem: The Sun Today: Do solar flares cause earthquakes?
NASA's Massive Free E-Book CollectionNASA has made available a number of books on the history of space exploration and aeronautics. There are a number of documents on the history of the organization, as well as the history and science of aeronautics.
Celestial Billiards for Space TravelEver wonder how the flight dynamicists at NASA and ESA develop some of the complex trajectories which can take a satellite from Earth to some distant location (like Jupiter or Saturn) using gravity assists? They're currently developed guided by some rules-of-thumb which are refined with detailed n-body simulations. But Artificial Intelligence systems (AI) are catching up in this capability.
Slashdot: Evolution of AI Interplanetary Trajectories Reaches Human-Competitive Levels
'Dark Lightning' Does Not Mean 'Undetectable'While they call it 'Dark Lightning' because it isn't detectable in visible light, the particles behind this are still detectable by other means.
Slashdot: "Dark Lightning" Could Expose Airline Passengers To Radiation
Conspiracy PollingAnd if you want some detailed numbers on just how many people in the U.S. believe weird stuff...
Public Policy Polling: Conspiracy Theory Poll Results