By: Roger Smith
There's no argument: there are lakes filled with liquid methane on Saturn's moon Titan. But does that mean there's life in Titan's darkness and cold? Scientists say the lakes seen in Cassini's July 2006 range from 3 to 70 km. (2 to 45 miles) in...
By: Robert Gillis
Humor: Nine planets no more!Today, after a week of violent conflict, the International Astronomical Union stripped Earth of the planetary status it has held since its discovery in 1,912,917,073,143,640 B.C. The new definition of what is - and...
By: fishcantswim
Black holes are one of the few physical objects that have captured the imagination of the general, mostly physics illiterate, public, whilst remaining impossible to directly observe or image.Say 'quarks' and a few literary types might smile, nod knowingly, but most of you will...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
Let us suggest another explanation for some "Black Holes." An object moving at or beyond the speed of light along a vector away from our point of observation would not be detectable by ordinary means. It would be a "Black Hole." If its...
By: Reiko Yukawa
To accurately determine the distance between Earth and Mars at any given time can end up being a fairly complicated orbital mechanics problem. However, using a few basic facts and relations, the possible range of values can be determined. Mars can be anywhere from about...
By: Matt Dubois
The space program is a topic that fuels great interest and controversy in the media on a regular basis, and has done so for decades. It represents one of mankind's greatest desires: to explore its surroundings and venture further and further beyond the bounds...
By: Neil Buckley
I think it's great that the fact that the human race is not alone in the universe is accepted by a significant number of people on Earth. If you are one of the decreasing number of disbelievers, then just bear with me and I'll try...
By: Neil Buckley
Lots of brilliant stories have been written about these. A temporal paradox is something that happens when you you travel backwards through time...but at the same time doesn't happen...at yet does...and yet can't...Confused? I'll explain. Imagine if a man hated his...
By: turtling
I believe that aliens have visited this planet. why?I have seen ufo's. I can't make you believe me, all I can say, is I am NOT making this up. This happened, I remember this. I saw. Ok, onto the story.I was four years...
By: Nate Feinberg
Life on other planets....Well, calculating a probability is nearly impossible.Not to mention... Defining life. Good luck there.We have no way of defining life, really. Whatever is out there could be nothing like anyone has ever had the tiniest thought of. They may...

 

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