Is there any proof that aliens exist?
By: Roberto Chiodetti
Aliens or not aliens? From the moment we humans became self aware, one nagging question bugs us more than anything else: are we the only species to have developed self-awareness or there are others waiting to be discovered in the vast cosmos that surrounds...
A history of space exploration tragedies
By: Roryanne O'Rourke
The tragic deaths of the US astronauts of the Apollo 1 fire caused many to wonder whether space exploration was worth the risk. Astronaut Gus Grissom, one of those that perished in the fire on January 27, 1967, once said, "If we die, we want...
Biography: Edwin P. Hubble
By: Sylvia Harrison
Edwin Powell Hubble Edwin Hubble was one of America's most influential astronomers. One of 7 children of John P. Hubble and Virginia Lee James Hubble, he came into the world on November 20, 1889 in Marshfield, Missouri. Edwin's father was an insurance executive and was...
How to properly pronounce the planet Uranus
By: Carol H. Morgan
The planet Uranus has some of the most fascinating physiology of the nine planets, with features such as its distinctive rings and bizarre and improbable gaseous constitution. The problem that teachers and parents of children may run into when discussing these qualities, however, is...
Biography: Tycho Brahe
By: Shelly Barclay
Tycho Brahe was a Danish astronomer that spent his life developing new tools for his trade and disproving the calculations of famed astronomers who came before him. He also botched a few calculations of his own. He spent most of his life studying astronomy and...
The Kecksburg UFO incident
By: Silvia Dekumbis
On December 9th, 1965 a large fireball was seen by thousands of people in Ontario, Canada and several US States. Several eye witnesses reported metal debris falling from the sky followed by a sound that resembled sonic booms. Was this mysterious event, referred to as...
What is a shooting star?
By: Colleen Mart
The bright object streaking across the night sky looks like a star has been shot from a sling shot into the unknown, but it is only an optical illusion from an observation point here on earth. To really know what a “shooting star” is...
By: T.S. Garp
Black Triangles and UFOs, Part One An examination of the origins of the mysterious UFO’s known as Black Triangles. Most UFO’s are reported to be the classic inverted saucer shape, but many other reports have seen them in much stranger configurations. One predominately...
By: John Traveler
If this question pertains to the planets in orbit of the Sun other than Earth, the answer to it has to be no.Mercury has no atmosphere, is too cold on one side and too hot on the other. Venus is way too hot and...
Could there be life on other planets?
By: Rand E Oertle
Perhaps the most crucial answer to the question of whether there could be life on other planets is: “Can humanity’s comprehension be expansive enough to recognize life forms for which we have no definition?” That will be determined as we discover new...

 

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