Differences between asteroids and comets
By: Pat Jacobs
A comet is an object that resembles a fuzzy star; most travel through the solar system on an elliptical (oval or egg shaped) orbit. The time it takes a comet to make a complete orbit is called its period (Some have short periods of less...
Reflections on the existence of UFOs
By: Dyana Hepburn
I often reflect upon the who, what and why of the unidentified flying objects (UFOs). I know that they exist because I have experienced a close encounter directly overhead as I stood in my back yard in North Hollywood, California. I was very young then...
Planet facts: Uranus
By: David Cardoso
Uranus has the funniest name among the planets in our cosmic neighborhood. But after the tired jokes fade away, some interesting facts can be elucidated from this fascinating planet named after the Greek god of the sky. On March 13th, 1781 William Herschel discovered Uranus...
Factors to consider in man's desire to explore outer space
By: Tim Williams - 429156
Since the dawn of man, mankind has always looked up to the heavens and pondered that ageless question whether we are alone or are there other life forms some where out there in the Universe. From the first time man noticed those shining stars above...
Where UFOs come from
By: Dyana Hepburn
Where do UFOs come from? Since 1947 when Kenneth Arnold first reported his sighting of flying disks over the Cascade Mountains in Washington, the mystery of these unidentified flying objects has intrigued the public. The 1950s were the flying saucer years when UFO groups formed...
Moon Landings Lunar Mission Appollo 11 1969 Conspiracy Theory History Postmodernism Moon Hoax
By: Jamie Clubb
Like many moments in the 1960s, the moon landings were one of those events where, apparently, you would always remember where you were when Neil Armstrong allegedly fluffed his lines "One small step for man [crackle, crackle, interference], one giant leap for mankind [more interference]"...
Facts about Mars
By: Kat Dee
Mars is the fourth planet from the sun .It is the 2nd closest planet to the earth.Mars is about1/2 the diameter of earth. It takes 687 days for mars to make a complete rotation around the sun. A martian day lasts 24 hours and...
Space exploration: Implications if life is found on Europa
By: Anthony Megna
What are the implications for our planet Earth if life is found on Europa? Europa is a moon of Jupiter that scientists believe has an ocean underneath it's icy crust. This is profound stuff, and NASA should have the exploration of this moon at the...
Extraterrestrial life: Fact or fiction
By: Muniza Wasi
The prospect of life in outer space entrances our minds and gives us a view of a whole new era in which we would enter by communicating with aliens and having the whole galaxy at our disposal. If we think for a while that there...
By: John Traveler
They are a phenomenon dating back almost to the beginning of the universe, and yet, black holes are a relatively recent discovery. Their existence was first predicted in the early 1920’s as an abstraction of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity. The idea of...

 

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