By: Kristi Walker
John Glenn In American history, John Hershal Glenn,Jr., is one of our most prominent figures. He has lived an extraordinary life. Born in Cambridge, Ohio on July 18, 1921, John Glenn would begin an ordinary life and then grasp every opportunity that came his...
By: Robert Heintzman
Our Sun has been "burning" for 4.6 billion years; converting hydrogen to helium through nuclear fusion it provides the warmth we require to sustain us. It should continue to do so for many more billions of years since it has only used up an...
By: Mark Hopkins
The influence of the Cold War on space exploration was enormous. The Cold War was a struggle for the the future of the Planet in a sense. There seemed only two possibilities, a world dominated by Communist totalitarian government, with all decisions dictated from the...
By: Mona Gallagher
In ancient time, stories and legends were a part of folk lore. Almost every country and ethnic group has a legend about the moon, what it's made of, and its power over us in its various stages. I've read that Police Departments report that there...
By: Tenebris
In August, in the stillness of the early dusk, take a step away from the city lights into the cool, dark night. Find a clear space where you can gaze without obstruction into the northeast, toward the darkest part of the heavens, and make yourself...
By: T. Youngblood
The Fates, Triple-Moon Goddess. The moon has always been a magical force upon the human imagination. She gives light to the dark nights and moves in cyclical and measured patterns. Females were probably the first people to notice the strange harmony between their own biology...
By: Mona Gallagher
At the end of WWII, two superpowers emerged signaling the beginning of the cold war era that lasted from 1945 to 1991. The United States of America and the Soviet Union, started to flex their muscles soon after the war ended. They differed in ideology...
By: Mark Hopkins
An eclipse is the obscuring of the face of the Sun or the Moon. There are various types of eclipse though. Both lunar and solar eclipses can be 'total' or 'partial' and solar eclipses can also be 'annular'.A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon...
By: Maria Reyes
The planet Mars is a reddish planet fourth in the order of increasing distance from the sun and it lies next to the earth. It was named after the Roman god of war, because of the ruddy, reddish appearance it gets from the iron oxide...
By: Tenebris
From the earliest traceable mythologies, humankind has dreamed of reaching the moon. It is only comparatively recently that scientific analysis and the Apollo missions discovered that the moon is probably not itself capable of sustaining its own life. However, it has also been found to...

 

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