Why Venus is the Second-Most Inhabitable Planet in Our Solar System

Last week, I told you about Tobias Buckell's awesome new space zombies vs. alien-enhanced ninja novel, Sly Mongoose » 8/19/08 10:18am 8/19/08 10:18am. The book hits stores this week, and SF author John Scalzi invited Buckell to write something about what inspired the novel. Buckell says that he owes it all to a NASA scientist named Geoff Landis, who…

Just In Case You Didn't Realize How Big Jupiter Was...

This is a picture of Jupiter's moon Io floating over the planet's clouds, to remind you how freaking huge » 8/04/08 8:00am 8/04/08 8:00am Jupiter is. Io is the same size as our own moon. To celebrate the of Jupiter's Red Spots, in which the original Daddy Red seems to be in the process of eating the , the Boston Globe posted a set of the greatest…