Thursday, February 18, 2010

Baryon Density - NCSA

Credit: NCSA (The National Center for Supercomputing Applications)

1.5 billion light year cube of baryon distribution

 Truly awesome.

But my critical mind says is there is no galaxy distribution. I don't see Galactic Clusters or similar distribution patterns. I would like to see the associated algorithms used to create this pic. I think this is a need to understand Dark Matter and its interaction with Baryonic Matter.

But it does look similar to this pic from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

Other Distribution movies and Pictures

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Manned Interplanetary Space Travel

One of the main obstructions to organic interplanetary space travel is solar radiation. This is not a problem anymore. Listed in this blog are the concepts needed to protect organic material from solar radiation.

Variable magnetic fields can be placed around the outside spacecraft to push solar radiation around the vehicle. This shielding can also provide the thrust needed to travel long distances.

I am quite certain we can build a robotic dry dock at 10,000km. This above the space station. Many small robots would be sent to construct and supply the dry dock. These robots are now the dry dock. From this we can build and supply a small team to build the spacecraft. Some of the ten would go with the ship and some will build the next ship.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

The Solar Wind Theory of Eugene Parker

The Solar Wind Theory of Eugene Parker Parker's theory on solar winds met with anger and rejection in 1958. It wasn't until Neugebauer placed magnetic detectors upon spacecraft did we see that Parker was correct in idea. We now have enough tools in space to get an idea of the complexities involved in solar winds.

We don't know all the variables involved in a magnetic field, especially large complex magnetic fields.