By: John Traveler
Since the 16th century, when Franciscan monk Giordano Bruno, outspoken and enamored disciple of Copernican heliocentricity, first hypothesized that there had to be life out there somewhere, a menagerie of believers and enthusiasts have tried to use speculation, associative reasoning, conjectural thesis and the wildest...
By: Barry Williams
There is a theory that a black hole is a place in space where the force of gravity is so strong that not even light can escape from it. Most of the articles you read about black holes are written by people who haven't actually...
The existence of space and time warps
By: Ian Wayne Grant Sparkman
To begin this report on space and time I will start by saying that human beings, as a species, have so little knowledge of ourselves and the world around us. Understanding this will assist you in keeping up with the facts and theories I am...
Characteristics of a blue moon
By: Nick Ford
Although the phrase “once in a blue moon” is often used to describe an extremely rare event the origin of the phrase is less widely known. In fact few people know what is meant by a blue moon. The blue moon in this phrase...
Defining outer space
By: D. Vogt
Outer space is the space which lies outside of the Earth's atmosphere (and, in the same way, all other planets' atmospheres). Of course, this is a rather simplistic definition: It incorporates some popular myths, and overlooks a few minor nuances. DEFINITION OF OUTER SPACE Essentially...
Future missions destined to explore Jupiter
By: D. Vogt
Since the Voyager probes sped by in the 1980s, Jupiter has been visited by several human probes - most significant among them Galileo, which was specifically sent to the giant planet and conducted six years of research there been 1995 and 2003. Galileo ended its...
Colorful nebula spotted in distant star cluster
By: D. Vogt
In January 2009, scientists announced that they had discovered a new planetary nebula using the Hubble Space Telescope. The new NGC 2818 (pending a more imaginative name) showed a colourful mix of red, green and blue gas clouds forming in the Pyxis (Compass) constellation, thousands...
What are open star clusters
By: D. Vogt
An open star cluster is a large group of related stars, which hold themselves together through their overlapping gravitational fields. Unlike the so-called globular star clusters, however, the stars in an open star cluster have begun to drift apart; they are still being held loosely...
Time travel might really be possible
By: Nish Laverz
You could say that we humans are already time travelers.Traveling on our life journey through what we perceive as time for our birth to our death. Experiencing events ans they happen day by day. But what if we could do much more than travel...
By: D. Vogt
When NASA's Juno spacecraft reaches Jupiter in several years' time, it will be only the second probe designed mainly to explore Jupiter. The first, Galileo, arrived in the 1990s and was destroyed when it was deliberately crashed into Jupiter's atmosphere more than a decade ago...

 

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