By: Stephen H
Einstein's theories of relativity suggest that time travel is possible. Einstein theorised that space and time are aspects of the same thing, space-time and that these are not constant. As you travel close to, or even exceed, the speed of light, time slows down until...
By: Stephen H
Galileo Galilei is an Italian scientist who was born in 1564. He made a number of discoveries and inventions including the forerunner of the modern thermometer and understanding nature using mathematics as the underlining tool. This lead to the modern scientific approach of looking at...
By: Martha Leonard
Of the many great scientific mind of the past, Galileo has to be counted among the greatest. He is called the "Father of Modern Science", the "Father of Modern Physics", and the "Father of Modern Astronomy". Single-handedly, Galileo moved the world of science in his...
By: Lynn Koh
A planet? A planet not. A planet? A planet not. All these recent hype about what Pluto really is has been the talk of the town ever since the International Astronomical Union (IAU) affirmed its decision on August 24 in stripping Pluto of its planetary...
By: MeteorWriter
There has been much speculation about this subject over the years, especially since the advent of the internet and 'cable tv' where people all have equal ability to express their own opinions and to try to convince others.The main argument of the conspiracy theorists...
By: Dolphyn Wisdom
What amazes me is man's audacity to believe that we are alone in the universe. Or, that we are the only universe! We are a mere drop in the bucket of existence so small, that we would fit on the head of a cosmic push...
By: MeteorWriter
A very long trip indeed. How long, depends on your perspective. From a mathematical point of view, according to space.com the Moon is about 384,403km (240,252 miles) from Earth. Travelling in a car at 60mph, it would take over 166 days to...
By: fishcantswim
HOW DID THE UNIVERSE FORM?No-one knows for sure is the answer, although there are several thoeries, some more popular and more favoured than others. The Big Bang Hypothesis is the most widely cited and on balance the most likely candidate.The Big BangThe age...
By: Joe DeShon
Even though Mercury is one of our closest celestial neighbors, we know less about it than most other planets. It has inspired legends and mysteries through the ages and is only recently beginning to yield its secrets. Let's look at this strange little world.The...
By: Peggy Barnett
Tunguska As the anniversary of one hundred years approaches, a re-examination of the events of 1908 in the Tunguska region of Siberia may once again raise questions as to what occurred there in June of that year. Many explanations have been offered, but no definitive...

 

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