Turning Jupiter into a Star

Turning Jupiter into a Star Heroic Age   Heroic age was an anime first production by studio XEBEC that aired in 2007.  Airing alongside the likes of Gurren Lagan and Gundam 00, during a period of waning popularity of giant robot shows, it didn’t get the biggest reception at the time.  It was also an Read More …

Cosmology and Sailor Moon

Cosmology references in Sailor Moon   Welcome class, today we are going to be talking about Sailor Moon.  Sailor Moon was the brain child of Naoko Takeuchi, and first hit the shelves back in 1992.  It can be seen as the successor to the less well known Code Name Sailor V.  Over the years it Read More …

Black Holes in Gurren Lagan

Black holes and the Spiral Nemesis             Welcome class, today we will be examining the 2007 Gainax classic Gurren Lagan.  Yes, I know it is a super robot show, running on the power of guts and awesomeness, but there is a small sliver of cosmology that can be examined.  Cosmology is the study of the Read More …