By: Mark Dykeman
Humankind's fascination with space travel is a continuation of our collective desire to explore the unknown. Humans are caught between two conflicting desires: the need to settle and call a place "home"; and the desire to go "where no one has gone before". However, necessity...
By: Stephen Rice
According to NASA a pulsar is a type of neutron star that rotates around an axis and emits a "pulse" of particles from the magnetic poles. This "pulse" consists of particles traveling close to the speed of light; as the star rotates the pulse also...
By: Frank Masi
Now that Pluto has been demoted from a planet to...ah...ah...ah...what is is called now ? I think I heard one guy with a beard call it a dwarf Planet. Isn't the word dwarf in this case an adjective ? Isn't he just saying...
By: Micah Reeves
Most of us can point out The Big Dipper when stargazing. It is easily observable without a telescope most of the year. When asked if we know it's other attributes, however, we fall sadly short. It is actually called an asterism, (pattern of stars), inside...
By: Spider Pig
One may be forgiven for wondering why all the other planets have cool Ancient Roman mythological names and we don't. Could it be that in the beginning, God was so mentally exhausted from creating the heavens - check out all the moons around Saturn, for...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
Apart from any divine intervention there are three major theories as to how the moon was created. Considering how long ago the formation of the moon occurred there is no way to know for certain or to test which theory is true so the fact...
By: avante guardian
First, lets admit that there has been much more than a decade of contact.In the famous picture the MONA LISA there is what many describe as a flying disk in the upper left corner. We have , I believe always looked to the skies...
By: Alex Kleinschmidt
*NOTICE* Although my article lacks the flair in it's opening paragraph as compared to other articles of the same title on this website, please bear in mind that this is the only existing article at the time of publication that presents what is currently accepted...
By: Jeff Franklin
The Ideal Planetary ModelSpecifications For the Purpose of a Most Stable and Moderate Climate, GloballyIn our quest to explore space, especially for the purpose of finding equivalent or even better planets for human habitation, then it helps to have a base line set of planetary...
By: Joseph Mohr
Have you ever looked through one of those astronomy magazines at a newsstand and wondered how those guys took those wonderful looking pictures? Did you assume that they all came from the Hubble Telescope? They didn't. For over a hundred years now astronomers have been...

 

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