Create a Minor Disturbance Dec 8 to Lasso 2I/Borisov with carbon nanotube ropes

Colleaguesour friends and colleagues michael punt Rita ,Cachao, Edith Doove, Hannah Drayson  urge all of us to create a minor disturbance on Dec 8 They urge you to corral the forces of the universe together with 2I/Borisov, an interstellar comet which will be visiting the solar system (lassoos and lassos are acceptable  for texans if …

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Can creativity in Zero Gravity help us solve hard problems on earth ?

CREATIVE PERFORMANCE IN ZERO GRAVITY ?? Kathryn Hays and Roger Malina are working on an article for a forthcoming book :  Creative Performance in Extreme Human Environments: Astronauts and Space. (Editor Herie De Vries) We would be delighted to involve anyone interested. Contact roger.malina@utdallas.edu As humans expand on their exploration of the universe, the need …

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Creative Disturbers meet at Yuri’s Night April 13 in Dallas Texas

Creative Disturbance is excited to announce we will be hosting a party for Yuri’s Night next month! We will be celebrating Yuri Gagarin, the first human launched into space, while listening to podcasts, recording podcasts, and even observing other media related to the “firsts” in space. The party will be from 8 p.m. – 2 …

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Call for Nominations for FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL

FRANK J. MALINA ASTRONAUTICS MEDAL Dear Colleagues ,   The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) would like to kindly remind you that the Call for Nominations for the Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal is still open till Friday 12 February 2016 and we kindly encourage you to consider nominations.   The Frank J. Malina Astronautics Medal recognises outstanding contributions to space education …

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Sign the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space

Colleagues My friend Morehshin Allahyari send me this intriguing link to the Manifesto of the Committee to Abolish Outer Space By SAM KRISS http://thenewinquiry.com/essays/manifesto-of-the-committee-to-abolish-outer-space/   Morehshin and I are discussing a project to represent dark matter in new ways , with 3D printing (as a number of artists are already doing- And as a space scientist …

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On The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite

Colleagues   Here is a draft review for comment of The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite by Edgar Martins Roger Malina   Reflections on the Space Age and Space Culture in reaction to Edgar Martin’s project : The Rehearsal of Space and The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite. …

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NASA to grow plants on Mars: Pan Spermia -1.0 ?

colleagues You probably saw the announcement of the plans for Curiosity 2.0 to have a sealed box with Aribidossis seeds that would be grown on the surface of mars http://www.space.com/25767-nasa-mars-greenhouse-rover-plant-experiment.html the designers are convinced that since the plants need oxygen they wont be able to grow outside of the closed box it is advertised as …

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Call for Artists involved in Space Solar Power

colleagues C Bangs sends this to our attention this call for artists involved in space solar power if interested contact John Mankins john.c.mankins@artemisinnovation.com or you can send to Bangs 1cbangs@gmail.com or to me to forward Roger Hello Roger, This International Space Solar Power Symposium (the information and organizers is contained below) is interested in having …

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SEE YOU IN MEXICO CITY; KOSMICA the arts and space exploration

Colleagues I will be at the exciting second KOSMICA event in Mexico City in the coming days http://kosmicamx.com/2013/ This series of galactic encounters born in London returns to Mexico for the second time during the 8, 9 and August 10, 2013 at the Laboratorio Arte Alameda. Kosmica Mexico meet artists, scientists, performers, scholars, space explorers …

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