Some space-obsessed links. Ever wondered how we’ll make it to the moon? Nuclear Space
describe themselves as the ‘Pro-Nuclear Space Movement’ – ‘our mission, to promote the use of nuclear power in space’. Imagine you're a satellite
. Pretend you're an astronaut: every single minute of the Apollo 11
tapes, in streaming format. Check Space and Mystery
to decode the strange flashing lights that swarm around your trailer park, or go to GRIN
- Great Images in NASA - for the most down to earth explanations.
At some point in the last few years, UFO-obsession became deeply unfashionable. It just vanished. Granted, there are plenty of UFO enthusiasts still out there (I
), but these sites all have a certain tiredness about them. One imagines that one of the principle benefits of a global medium like the internet would be the ability to circulate conclusive evidence of the existence of anything
contentious. The things that have haunted the global psyche for centuries. Throw in the proliferation of digital cameras and you'd imagine that someone, somewhere, would have sorted out the following conundrums: UFOs, lake monsters, Bigfoot, Yetis, spirit photography, etc., etc. So what is the web full of? Grainy scans
of long discredited hoaxes.
Mysteries have been replaced with conspiracies, complex, all-embracing structures that nicely dovetail with the internet's global reach. It also gives the paranoid the thrilling sense that the 'enemy' is right there, beside them, watching their every move.
. The jury has returned.