By: Terrence Aym
Imaginative (and often brave) pioneers like Richard C. Hoagland and the late astronomer Dr. Tom Van Flandern argued for decades that the lunar surface is littered with evidence of ancient extraterrestrial artifacts and structures. For the most part the mainstream media and orthodox scientists ignored...
By: Sarah Cagle
Black holes are one of the few phenomena in space that have been theorized about before they were discovered. Black holes are regions of outer space that nothing can escape from. It is widely believed that any matter drawn into these regions is crushed, adding...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Lick Observatory is an astronomical research center that is located in the state of California. It has a long history that dates back to 1888. Today, it is a world-class research center that attracts people from all regions of the world to explore and...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The Palomar Observatory is an astronomical research center that is located in the state of California in the county of San Diego. This is a world-class center that attracts people from all regions of the world. It has quite a long history behind it as...
The mysterious space ball: Namibia's extraterrestrial debris revealed
By: Tony Sumpters
A little over a month ago in late November, the attention of specialists and layman alike were drawn to the African country of Namibia. The Namibian government announced the uncovering of a small metal rounded object which in fact had apparently fallen from space. Since...
By: Maria C Collins
Exoplanets, or Extra-solar planets are planets outside our home planet’s solar system. Our little solar system and its planets orbiting the sun are but a fraction of the heavens. There are many more planets than our little system, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn...
By: Bo del Ransi
Everyone likes a winner, particularly when the winner is paying. The stakes with exoplanets that resemble Earth mean that there could be hope of an oasis Earth that offers potential, however small, for post-terrestrial migration. The Biosphere 2 project in the 80's and 90's of...
By: Lane Olinghouse
Astronomers identify pulsars as rapidly rotating, highly magnetized, extremely dense distant stars that emit beams of electromagnetic radiation in the form of x-rays or radio waves, seen here on Earth as visible bursts or pulses of energy. Stellar investigators can observe these blips from a...
By: Rebecca Schlofner
How Pulsars Were First Detected There are quite literally countless numbers of stars in the sky. Some are quite obvious, such as our own sun, others we can see with the naked eye and are nearby such as the constellations of the Milky Way Galaxy...
A guide to discovered exoplanets
By: Kaitlyn Shepanski
From the Greek words ‘Exo’, meaning outside and ‘Planette’ meaning wanderer, exoplanets or extrasolar planets are simply planets that exist outside our solar system. As of April 2010, four hundred and fifty three exoplanets were known to us. By June 2011, that number...

 

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