By: Mark Dykeman
Many people interested in both outer space and space exploration have wondered about the effects of space travel on astronauts. In particular, we wonder about the impact of weightlessness on the human body. Several decades of physiological data have been gathered from the manned space...
By: Nancy Houser
"What we've found is not normal, based on either observational studies or on computer simulations of the large-scale evolution of the Universe," said associate professor Liliya Williams, University of Minnesota.Recently the University of Minnesota astronomers were surprised to find an enormous black hole...
By: Larry Stringer
Of the estimated 63 moons that orbit the great planet of Jupiter, the most dominant to backyard observers are the four largest, which are Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto. It is my intent with this article to give the reader some insite into the utter...
By: Larry Stringer
Anyone who has ever gazed through a telescope at the lunar surface has beheld a world of great desolation. From the giant mountain ranges and valleys - to the vast open lava plains of the lunar seas and oceans - to the great impact craters...
By: Larry Stringer
Jupiter is by far the largest planet in our solar system, at last count it was orbited by approximately 63 moons as of 2003. The largest of these moons are Ganymede, Io, Europa, and Callisto.Jupiter derives its name from a Roman god, whom myths...
By: notmuch
In the field of optical telescopy, two different methods are used to magnify distant objects; each through the principles of refraction or reflection. Consequently, the two varieties of optical telescopes available are known as the refracting telescope or the reflecting telescope. This article will describe...
By: Larry Stringer
In pondering the question of weather or not we have already been visited by aliens, I must say that this has been, and will more than likely be a question that will haunt man until that proof is provided. However, my answer to this age...
Reflections on NASA's space program launching forward after the Endeavour's successful mission in 2007
By: John W. Losh Ii
Nasa has successfully done it again! Despite Unsubstantiated rumors of previous crews having flown Shuttle Missions while Intoxicated, Despite damage to tiles on the belly of the Ship, suffered in its trip into orbit, despite having to return to earth early, amid the threat of...
By: Jonte Rhodes
I believe in both the idea of the existence of aliens, and that they have most likely already visited our planet, even if only for research or sample collecting rather than for interaction with us as a species.I do not necessarily however believe they...
By: Robert Gillis
Tuesday, August 28, 2007. I was up at the time my army friend Captain Fay refers to as "OH-DARK-THIRTY" (about 4:30am) and headed outside to take a look at the setting Moon, which was still bright white. Knowing the lunar eclipse would begin in less...

 

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