By: Mona Gallagher
Space exploration began centuries ago if you take the telescope as the standard of measurement. It began thousands of years ago, if you base it on man's vision as he explored the heavens and looked to the stars for guiding ships and to the clouds...
By: Dina Psichogiopoulos
Men are from Mars' may be truer than what we first consider. Certainly the writer understood Mars represented the male gender; power, physical stamina, drive and aggression; and in health Mars rules the sex organs, muscular system, the kidney, bladder and inflammatory conditions.In...
By: InspiredWritingResearch
One of the great educational space resources I have found on the Internet is NASA.com which is packed full of quality astronomy content.There were so may exciting space places to go on the NASA kids site, I didnt know where to visit first...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
Carl Edward Sagan was an American astronomer, educator, and author who was born November 9, 1934 and died December 20, 1996 after an intense battle against bone marrow cancer. He is most popularly known simply as Carl Sagan and he was the David Duncan Professor...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
The planet Venus has been the focus of awe and inspiration to humanity for thousands of years and probably will continue to be for thousands of years more. Named after the ancient Roman goddess of love and beauty Venus is one of the brightest objects...
By: Joel Stottlemire
Why Are Northern Lights Northern?One of the most beautiful sights in nature has got to be the northern lights, The Aurora Borealis. These vague curtains of light shift, drift and flash in and out of the night sky of the far North in a...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
A constellation is a grouping of fixed stars that appear to form a picture in the night sky. There are hundreds of constellations in both the northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere and each one of them is a picture imagined by somebody in the...
By: Larry Stringer
The Moon has been the subject of many myths and legends concerning everything from Werewolves, and Vampires to the reasons why people seem to go nuts during a full Moon. In addition to this the Moon has most assuredly been the cause of many romantic...
By: Tony Sakalauskas
On March 26, 1859, a French medical doctor and amateur astronomer named Lescarbault claimed to have observed a planet closer to the sun than Mercury. He called it Vulcan, after the Roman god of fire. He calculated the planet's movements and sent the information onto...
By: Nancy Houser
When the first images from the Mars Orbiter Camera, part of the Mars Global Surveyor Mission, were viewed by scientists they were impressed by the deep gullies cutting into the Martian surface and began to theorize as to the conditions that had formed them. The...

 

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