Science – Gerry Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk Sun, 11 Mar 2018 17:38:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Richard James and Jamie Anderson present all the latest Gerry Anderson news - covering all of his legacy shows - Thunderbirds, Captain Scalet, Space: 1999, Terrahawks and many more. With competitions, quizzes and other fun. Contribute to the show live each month via Facebook or catch up on YouTube or iTunes. Science – Gerry Anderson clean episodic Science – Gerry Anderson fablive@gerryanderson.co.uk fablive@gerryanderson.co.uk (Science – Gerry Anderson) The Gerry Anderson video podcast with Richard James and Jamie Anderson Science – Gerry Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/FAB_live_sq.jpg http://gerryanderson.co.uk/category/science/ 64383108 Parker Probe Plus Heading Straight for the Sun! http://gerryanderson.co.uk/parker-probe-plus/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/parker-probe-plus/#respond Sat, 03 Jun 2017 11:30:29 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=4300 “Parker Probe Plus Heading Straight for the Sun!” Not just your normal sensational Thunderbirds-style headline, but this one is actually true! About a year ago we did an article on real life science projects that mirror various episodes from classic Anderson shows. You can read that article here!  One of the projects we covered was NASA’s …

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From Space: 1999 to NASA! http://gerryanderson.co.uk/nasa-stem-space1999/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/nasa-stem-space1999/#comments Sat, 04 Mar 2017 12:00:09 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3921 Troy D. Cline is the Director of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) innovation lab at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. A long time Space: 1999 fan, this is the story of his inpiration to seek a career in science! It’s hard to say when I first became fascinated by our universe. Perhaps it all …

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Inspired by Thunderbirds: Halley VI Antarctic Research Station http://gerryanderson.co.uk/how-thunderbirds-inspired-the-design-of-halley-vi-antarctic-research-station/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/how-thunderbirds-inspired-the-design-of-halley-vi-antarctic-research-station/#comments Sat, 28 Jan 2017 12:20:14 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3841 By Hugh Broughton Halley VI is a space-age research station used by scientists to predict changes in global weather patterns. It is the first fully relocatable base in the world and its design was heavily influenced by my life long passion for Thunderbirds! Halley is in Antarctica, which is the coldest, windiest and driest continent …

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The Mercury Seven, The ‘Real’ Thunderbirds http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-mercury-7/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-mercury-7/#comments Sat, 17 Dec 2016 14:55:49 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3701 Not strictly an Anderson connection, but following the recent death of John Glenn we figured it might be nice to write a piece on the men whom the Tracy brothers were named after. Project Mercury was NASA’s first manned spaceflight program, hot on the heels of the Russian Sputnik satellite reaching orbit the space-race had officially …

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The World Of The Future! http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-world-of-the-future/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-world-of-the-future/#comments Sat, 28 May 2016 16:00:16 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2841 It may not be the middle of the 21st Century just yet, but it’s amazing how many present day inventions were predicted throughout the course of the Gerry Anderson series. People often reference the communicators on Star Trek as a precursor to our mobile phones (granted, without the ability to call a ship in orbit!), but the …

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The Anderson Solar System http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-anderson-solar-system/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-anderson-solar-system/#comments Fri, 01 Jan 2016 10:54:40 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2360 Space exploration is a key theme of many Gerry Anderson series and feature films. But where exactly have our intrepid Anderson astronauts been in our own solar system. Chris Thompson and Jack Knoll have created this infographic to map the exploration taken up by the space heroes of tomorrow… The main thing that can be …

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The Science of UFO: The Interceptor http://gerryanderson.co.uk/science-ufo-interceptor/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/science-ufo-interceptor/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 12:05:23 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=1326 The S.H.A.D.O Interceptor is one of the most Iconic designs from UFO. Originally designed by Mike Trim and then revised by Derek Meddings. It is a small one seater fighter that forms SHADO’s first line of defence against the alien aggressors. Its most striking feature being the single missile that protrudes from the front of …

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