By: Mark Waybill
In answer to 'Shouldhumans colonize space?' i could merely give a link to my answer to 'Should humans be allowed to live on Mars?' but perhaps the time is ripe for elaboration on the possibilities afforded by such a move, it's feasibility and...
How the universe formed
By: Mark Waybill
On the creation of the universe i will first say this, that this is one of the most difficult questions to answer even to somebody such as myself who has thought logically on pretty much any important matter. It deals with such enourmous macroscopic things...
What are open star clusters
By: Colleen Mart
To understand what an open star cluster is, it is essential for a person to understand the distinction between constellations of stars, clusters of galaxies, globular clusters of stars and open clusters of stars. A brief description of constellations, galaxy clusters and globular clusters will...
What is the Oort cloud
By: Mark Waybill
First, it must be stated that the Oort Cloud has not been proven beyond a doubt to exist, but is considered very likely to exist by many astronomers, which would explain a lot of observations made by astronomers on the nature of comets, and their...
Galileo Galilei: A biography
By: Sherrie Smith
Harken then to this great and new wonder. The first discover of the solar spots, as also of all other celestial novelties, was our Lincean academician and he discovered them in the year 1610, wrote Galileo about himself in his Dialogue on the Great...
The latest discoveries about the sun
By: Sue Alexander-Barnes
Our Sun, an average star in a backwater of the Milky Way galaxy, has excited both awe and curiosity since the dawn of humankind. Scientists have been studying the Sun intensively since around the mid 1800s, when the study of sunspots led the English amateur...
A brief history of the search for life on Mars
By: Mark Waybill
Life on Mars is one of the most well known subjects concerning our star system to everyday people. Whether it be from science fiction movies, television series or books, or from the various missions to the planet in recent years, speculation on the issue has...
Moon Landing Hoax
By: Mark Waybill
Anyone who thinks that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did not walk on the moon is ignorant of a few things, in my opinion, which make such an accusation of the moon landing being a hoax ridiculous. There are conspiracy theories for just about every...
By: John Traveler
On March 16, 1926, the American physicist Robert Goddard successfully launched the first liquid fuel rocket. A young German student at the time, Wernher von Braun took interest in Goddard's work and aspired to some day build a rocket that would carry man to the...
Should People be Allowed to Live on Mars
By: Gary C. Gibson
.Well, I should at least be allowed to live on Mars. With the discovery of vast underground networks of lava tubes around Arsis Mons and elsewhere subterranean troglodyte low-income housing is inevitable on that world. Sure there shall be impressive social bureaucracy and vast...

 

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