The future of astronomy
By: Wes Kelly
By its very nature – and perhaps more so than other sciences - the future of astronomy remains with what today remains unseen. As an endeavor astronomy includes observation with instruments such as optical and radio telescopes plus precise measurements with sensors and cameras at...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
The existence of UFOs and Extra Terrestrials now cannot be disputed. The evidence that they have been coming here over the years and, indeed, over the centuries, is born out in the carvings that are seen in caves, and the imagery within historical paintings that...
The NASA 2011 budget and the future of America's Manned Space Program
By: N. David
Under President Obama's 2011 budget proposal, NASA's Constellation program is canceled, and NASA is given the outline for a new direction. Constellation was supposed to be the program that got America back to the moon and beyond. Does its cancellation mean the end of American...
By: Brandon Romines
What separates terrestrial planets from Jovian planets is their composition. Earth and Mars are both examples of terrestrial planets, all of the planets in the inner solar system are terrestrial. Terrestrial simply means that the planet is made up primarily from rock, with little of...
Astronomy: What is the sun and what is it made of?
By: Wes Kelly
Among the many mysteries of the life of Italian Renaissance priest Giordano Bruno (1558-1600) was how he made the inference that the sun was a star and that the stars were all suns. Although he was among the few Europeans of his time who believed...
Do you believe that aliens have already visited our planet?
By: Rob Gray
The idea of aliens has captured the imaginations of some and put terror into the hearts of others. The image of little green men descending from the sky to greet us with some strange alien culture does not cause so much fear as the idea...
The first humans on Mars
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
The Mars Cycler – The Future of Mars Exploration and Colonization In the early 1980s a celebrated astronaut and scientist began work that may one day make his initial concept a reality. His dream was to create a ‘cycler’ spacecraft that used the gravitational...
The future of the American Space Exploration Program
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
That’s One Giant Leapfrog For Mankind President Obama’s budget shows plans to leapfrog the moon, putting an end to the Constellation programme. Many believe that the money should be pushed back into research that might yet help to save our planet. But what...
The history of space exploration
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
Deep Space Exploration – The Reality So Far Remember the heady days of space exploration? The Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions, Sputnik and Soyuz, Viking landers on Mars, Voyager and Pioneer missions looking at the furthest reaches of our Solar System?..........Where are they now...
Future missions that will explore Venus
By: D. Vogt
Venus remains a major subject of scientific interest, albeit only a minor target for unmanned space missions. Although a large number of Soviet and American probes were despatched to the planet during the Cold War, since the 1990s cash-strapped space agency budgets have resulted in...

 

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