By: Nancy Houser
NASA archaeologist Tom Sever and scientist Dan Irwin of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, along with William Saturno, an archaeologist from the University of New Hampshire, are using remote sensing technologies to locate Mayan ruins in the rain forest of Guatemala. The scientists...
By: Nancy Houser
Since WWII, Soviet and Russian foreign policies have had a serious concern with relations of the United States. History has it that during the post-WWII era the United States emerged as an "ultimate guarantor of European security against attack from the east and the top...
By: Arthur Kleinberg
Universe Composition Theories A question, common to almost all human beings throughout time, is the attempt to understand the vast mystery that is the universe, and all that we know to be. To study and grasp an understanding of existence and the nature of...
By: Victoria Jeffrey
When looking up at a clear night sky we wonder at the majesty and beauty of thestars. Ancient peoples the world over were dazzled by them and even named their gods and heroes after them. Watching a spray of incandescent light streaking across the black...
By: Maria Womack
So...are you ready for the Perseid meteor shower?What do you need to see shooting stars? A telescope? Binoculars? Fancy star charts with a glowing red flashlight?Actually, no fancy equipment is needed. If you are excited about seeing the Perseids this weekend, just...
By: Ryan Liedtky
Are UFOs real? Yes. UFOs do exist. Are they alien space-craft, are they intergalactic machines that carry their cargo and crew throughout the galaxy? I have no idea, but my interactions have led me to believe: no.As a child I saw a low-flying white...
By: Nancy Houser
The Moon-a Terrestrial "Planet" of SpaceThe second brightest space object in space other than the Sun, the moon orbits the Earth on a monthly basis. Its size and composition allows it be categorized with Earth, Venus, Mercury, and Mars. With the Moon considered to be...
By: Mr. Knowledgeable
The home and launch site for all of the shuttles is at the Kennedy Space Center. Therefore, when shuttles land at other locations, such as Edward's Air Force Base in California; they eventually have to go back to the Space Center in Florida. At the...
By: Mr. Knowledgeable
Many people fail to realize that astronomical objects such as the Earth or Sun should have their first letter capitalized. The most plain and obvious reason is that both of those words are proper nouns, and proper nouns should be capitalized because they can be...
By: Mr. Knowledgeable
In August of 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) made a textbook altering decision. The IAU is the main naming and definition making organization in the astronomical community. After much debate and discussion, scientists at the IAU meeting collectively decided that Pluto's planetary title would...

 

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