U.S. Intelligence chief: China preparing for space war
By: Terrence Aym
The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, has gone on public record declaring that China is preparing for future warfare in space.The Chinese have not tried to hide their ambition to become the world's only...
UN Action Team: Asteroid may hit Earth in 2040
By: Terrence Aym
Another asteroid has been detected barreling through space on a rendezvous with Earth. The asteroid, 2011 AG5 may pass so close to our planet it could skim Earth's atmosphere—even impact with an explosive force equal to an atomic blast. Current calculations of the asteroid's...
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
A rainbow, the multi-coloured bow shaped pattern that is often seen in the sky during or shortly after rainfall is caused by the refraction[1] and internal reflexion[2] of sunlight as it comes into contact with droplets of moisture in the atmosphere. Less commonly known is...
By: James Vigh
“Nomad” planets (also called “rogue planets”) are planets that are not attached to any particular star and are not part of any particular solar system. Scientists now believe that that there are more of these heavenly bodies in the Milky Way Galaxy...
Nomad planets of the Milky Way Galaxy
By: Christina Rodgers
A nomad planet is a rogue planet floating through space, rather than being locked in orbit around a star. In 2000, a group of Spanish astronomers reported planets up to 15 times the size of Jupiter in Orion. In 2011, astronomers reported 10 planets, around...
By: Jon Dainty Sr.
Many planets making their way through the cosmic void may be orphans. They do not seem to be attached to any identifiable parent star, which is odd when one considers the accepted wisdom for the formation of planets. Are there stars that have formed planets...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Spoerer law states that the latitudes at which sunspots appear on the surface of the sun gradually change from latitudes in between 30-40° north and south of the sun´s equator at the beginning of a solar cycle to latitudes in between 5-10° at the...
By: Leigh Goessl
Over the centuries humans have been fascinated by outer space and what might possibly be present, and/or resided on celestial bodies that exist both near and far to Earth. As technology grows, the ability to learn more about space and its properties has significantly increased...
Scientists research how to use nuclear shockwave to deflect deadly asteroids
By: Terrence Aym
It's a nightmare mass extinction event that scientists are racing to avoid and Hollywood loves to portray in Doomsday disaster movies: an asteroid impact that destroys Mankind and wipes out most life on Earth.Now space scientists suggest such a terminal event may be averted...
How Galileo contributed to what is known about the solar system
By: Indigo Walker
Galileo Galilei made immeasurable contributions to math and several sciences. He became the “Father of Modern Science” as a result of his many discoveries and revolutionary hypotheses. Galileo’s new theories challenged the current way of thinking, sparking the Scientific Revolution. Some of his...

 

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