How the universe formed
By: Author Name Withheld 446
Many theories have been introduced to explain the origins of our universe, but which of them is the most accurate? This is the question that scientists ask themselves every day. The Big Bang is one of the most widely accepted of the theories. Approximately 13...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: Michael Poyner
The Crab Nebula is a bright nebula observed by the Hubble space telescope. John Bevis was an English doctor and astronomer who first discovered the Crab Nebula in 1731. French astronomer Charles Messier independently rediscovered it in 1758. It is believed that the Crab Nebula...
By: Sally Morem
Nothing there is beyond hope, Nothing that can be sworn impossible, Nothing wonderful, since Zeus, Father of the Olympians, Made night from mid-day, Hiding the light of the shining Sun, And sore fear came upon men - Archilochus (ca. 680-645 BC) Total solar eclipses...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: John Hewitt - 510028
"In the first period Chih-Ho, the fifth moon, the day chi-ch'ou, a guest star appeared. After more than a year it became invisible". So wrote an ancient Chinese observer on the fourth of July, 1054. This guest star was seen not far from the moon...
By: David Dunford
This is concerning the article that was taken about the UFO that I photographed. The expert claimed it was a bird. That expert was Mr. Davenport, who was the first person I sent the pics I took to. When I sent the pics to him...
A scientific look at the 2012 Mayan doomsday prophecy
By: Gerard Le Flamand
The inevitable event of the polar shift and the stoppage of the Earth from spinning, calls for preparation in the long and short term. Let's talk about what to do when it happens and shortly thereafter. The definition of a "safe place" will be discussed...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: Irma Briggs
John Bevis: The Discovery of the Crab Nebula and the Danger of Falling Stars John Bevis (November 10, 1675-November 6, 1771), an amateur astronomer, was a physician who discovered the Crab Nebula in 1731. A nebula is formed as a result of a supernova explosion...
By: Charles Ray
The Crab Nebula is a child with many fathers. It is the remnant of a stellar explosion, a supernova, in the constellation of Taurus. A supernova is At a distance of some 6,500 light years from earth, this 11 light year diameter stellar...
By: Joan Inong
The Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy whose arms are literally full of life. The arms of our Galaxy are the locations in which new stars are formed. The life stages of a star, however, are what categorizes stars. Protostars are not exactly...
By: Joan Inong
Stars are one of the most amazing and awe-inspiring objects in the universe. Stars are living things, and, like all living things, when stars die they contribute to the birth and growth of other things, namely other stars. There are several types of stars...

 

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