Tag Archives: astronomy

  1. Batman V Superman? V is for Vapid, let me count the ways!

    If DC sought to be unlike Marvel in how to do an ensemble view, then they succeeded beyond their wildest nightmares. However, let’s look at why and how it failed… Lex Luthor – when Gene Hackman played him against Chris Reeve it was as a clown, and to a lesser extent with Kevin Spacey in […]

    March 27, 2016CinemaNo comments
  2. Ares 3: The Right Stuff (Matt Damon, SF Adaptation: 2015)

    NASA offers a declassified look at the psychological testing involved in preparing the ARES 3 crew for their journey to Mars. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone […]

    August 20, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  3. The Martian – Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Matt Damon, Kate Mara & Jessica Chastain

    During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way […]

    June 17, 2015Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. “DEBUG” (Jason Momoa, Jeananne Goossen: SCI-FI)

    In this tale of deep space cyberhorror, six young computer hackers are sent to work on a derelict space freighter as a part of a work release program. They quickly fall prey to the ship’s vengeful artificial intelligence, a program that would kill to be human. They are helpless to defend themselves as it silently […]

    May 26, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. “INIFINI” – Daniel MacPherson, Luke Hemsworth, Grace Huang, Bren Foster, Luke Ford & Dwaine Stevenson (Science Fiction/Horror: 2015)

    A search-and-rescue team are transported through deep space to a distant mining colony to save the sole survivor of a biological outbreak. During their mission, they find a lethal weapon which is set to arrive on Earth within the hour.

    May 10, 2015Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. U.S. Embassy Underscores STEM Education with the NASA Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Launch

    The U.S. Embassy to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS underscored its commitment to science, technology, engineering, and math STEM education. On March 12, Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Yolonda Kerney was on location at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida to witness the launch of NASA’s groundbreaking MMS launch. While there, she interacted […]

    March 22, 2015Education, FeaturedNo comments

    When one meets Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the first apparent thing is his HEIGHT. I would safely say he’s 6’3″ at least (I’m 5’11¾” so that’s 4 inches of difference). Yet when one sees him chatting you don’t get that impression, he’s the opposite of Tina Turner – she’s like 5’3″ and you feel she’s 6’2″, […]

    December 31, 2014Review, TechnologyNo comments
  8. Patrick Stewart Did **What** on Christmas?

    In the video, Star Trek: The Next Generation‘s once and forever Captain Jean-Luc Picard leans against a wall, arms crossed, as he and Ozell (off-camera) react to the singing and gryations of the colorful Santa’s elf hat on his head.

    December 28, 2014Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments

    There is an increasing awareness about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), in this country. Linking this Sagicor Visionaries Challenge to the recent Sir Clifford Husbands Agricultural Competition, won by Darryl Jordan Secondary School; the inaugural summer camp of the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF), as well as the annual camp of the National Council on […]

    December 10, 2014Education, ReviewNo comments

    HBO presents the exclusive premiere of Gravity this coming Saturday 13th December at 21:00hrs AST* on HBO in the Caribbean. The Oscar® winning film starring Sandra Bullock (Dr. Ryan Stone) and George Clooney (Matt Kowalski) tells the story of two astronauts stranded in space after the destruction of their shuttle. Directed by Oscar® winning director […]

    December 10, 2014CinemaNo comments
  11. Sagicor Visionaries 2014: Caribbean Science Foundation & Kolij

    CSF’s Lois Oliver is the Astronaut while Harrison College’s Stefano Chance is the spaceship, LOL!

    December 7, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  12. “Home” (2015) – Jim Parsons & Rihanna: Animated Movie HD

    Tip, with her chubby cat Oink, finds herself the unwilling accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh. The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

    November 30, 2014Cartoons, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Gravity (Saturday, December 13th), starring Sandra Bullock (Dr. Ryan Stone) and George Clooney (Matt Kowalski), tells the story of two astronauts stranded in space after the destruction of their shuttle. * For more information on the HBO/MAX family of channels, either call (246) 620-FLOW/3569 or visit

    November 29, 2014Cinema, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, FREE? Why weren’t you there?

    As a famous astrophysicist and science communicator, Dr. Tyson often appears at numerous events, and on talk shows to share his perspective on all things science.

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  15. FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill: Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, were you there?

    The question of the night came from a popular local comedian (regular Emcee at Anime Kon) who asked Dr Tyson if the Caribbean should make rockets fuelled by Rum? 😀

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  16. FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill from Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was in Barbados!

    So the astrophysicist looks at us and asks if we want an action shot, he then says “Dig This,” and proceeds to compare ties with Dr Larry Palmer (US Ambassador for B’dos & Eastern C’bean) who was just as surprised as we were, LOL!  

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  17. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson was in Barbados & gave FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill

    Public Affairs Officer Yolonda Kearney‘s son was very prepared – he arrived in full mini-NASA regalia and stood next to the tall Libran as he posed his question on NASA…

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  18. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson came to Barbados & delivered a FREE Star Talk at 2 Mile Hill

    Education Minister Ronald Jones (2nd from Right) was there, this was mere moments before the speech unfolded…

    November 22, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. “Comet” (2014) – Justin Long & Emmy Rossum, Romance Movie HD October 29, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  20. High praise for NorthGate winners at Cubes in Space Awards

    A former NASA astronaut, the Minister of Education and the Canadian High Commissioner were among several high-profile voices to praise Northgate College at the award ceremony for the global Cubes in Space programme. Cubes in Space is an international contest in which teams of secondary school students compete by developing science, technology, engineering or mathematics-based […]

    September 30, 2014EducationNo comments
  21. Enter the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge! Win a trip to NASA Headquarters (CLICK FOR BIGGER)

    Enter the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge! Win a trip to NASA Headquarters – Enter NOW!

    September 19, 2014Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  22. Christopher Nolan’s “INTERSTELLAR” – Michael Caine, Matthew McConaughey

    A Movie directed by Christopher Nolan Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway, Wes Bentley, Casey Affleck, Michael Caine & Topher Grace Release Date: 7th November 2014 In the future, governments and economies across the globe have collapsed, food is scarce, NASA is no more, and the 20th Century is to blame. A mysterious rip […]

    August 19, 2014Cinema, Travel, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Barbadian-born, MIT-trained Professor lauds CXC at 2014 Sagicor Visionaries Challenge

    Sagicor Life, The Caribbean Science Foundation and the Caribbean Examinations Council teamed up for the 2nd Annual Sagicor Visionaries Challenge. At this event, a key educator praised the Caribbean Examinations Council for its methods of cultivating the skills of future scientists and mathematicians, but there is still room for further development… Dr. Cardinal Warde, Professor Electrical […]

    June 29, 2014EducationNo comments
  24. “COHERENCE” Directed by James Ward Byrkit [Sci-Fi Thriller – 2014]

    On the night of an astrological anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Part cerebral sci-fi and part relationship drama, COHERENCE is a tightly focused, intimately shot film that quickly ratchets up with tension and mystery.

    June 17, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  25. Trinidad’s Lilliput Children’s Theatre Presents “star-i”

    This year, Trinidad and Tobago’s premier children’s theatre company, Lilliput Children’s Theatre, invites audiences to join their magical journey in poetry as it tells the story of the universe with star-i. This mythical adventure in song and dance opens Friday May 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Queen’s Hall with shows nightly at 5:30 p.m. […]

    May 8, 2014Culture, TravelNo comments