By: John Traveler
Since Dominican friar, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, and a truly gentle soul Giordano Bruno first envisioned the notion of other inhabited worlds in the sixteenth century, subsequent to Copernicus’s geocentric revelation and new human perspectives of the universe, humans have awaited the discovery of the...
Guide to the Lyrids meteor shower
By: Steven Mars
The Lyrids Meteor Shower occurs from April 16 to April 26 every year. Meteors are also called “shooting stars”. The source is the comet C1861 Thatcher. A.E. Thatcher of New York on April 15, 1861. Carl Wilhelm Baeker also found the comet without...
Moons of the solar system: Deimos
By: Stine Andersen
Mars has two moons which orbits around it, the smaller of these two is Deimos. Though being the smallest moon that orbits Mars it was the first of the moons to be discovered. With a diameter of 12km Deimos is about half the size of...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Meteor showers are caused by small fragments of cosmic debris left out by the orbits of comets. This debris is encountered when the Earth´s orbit passes through that orbit, producing intense streams of light which very quickly disintegrate when they enter the Earth´s...
The best locations to observe meteor showers
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
“Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day.” There has always been something exciting about spotting a falling star. For those who are lucky enough to enjoy a meteor shower, it is a thrill that...
The possibility of life on Mars
By: Steven Mars
The planet Mars has the climate best suited for life than any of the other nine planets of the solar system. It is thought that the climate on Mars has cooled recently. Channels have been found on Mars that give evidence that water probably existed...
By: Terrence Aym
The Russians are serious about the moon and think the U.S. should be too. Their incentive can be summed up with one word: China. Quite simply, China wants to own the moon.The Russian Federation and its space agency Roscosmos finds itself in the...
Did man really land on the moon?
By: Dean Traylor
There shouldn’t be any questions about the moon landing’s authenticity. When the “Eagle” landed on the surface of the moon on July, 1969, the world was watching. While being one of the most significant moments in history (some will call it the...
By: Bruce Tyson
Russian experts are trying to blame the United States for its recent failed launch of a space probe. Rather than blaming its scientists and manufacturers for producing a flawed design, investigators now point their fingers at interference from a U.S. radar installation on the...
Phobos and Deimos: The moons of Mars
By: Stine Andersen
Mars has two small moons, Phobos and Deimos, these two moons are named with Greek words for “fear” and “terror” respectively. These two moons are both thought to be captured asteroids and were discovered by Asaph Hall, a famous American astronomer, while he...

 

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