Mayan astronomy: the end of time or a new beginning in 2012?
By: Victoria Dorain
Mayan calendar ends on December 12, 2012. It is scary and, surprisingly, intriguing to think that the end of their calendar signifies the end of the world. It is easy to fall for this dangerous concept, to imagine the end of the world, and to...
By: Lynda Phillips
It's an age old question of vast curiosity, man's fascination with life on other planets. Countries spend billions to explore space, hoping for great scientific discoveries that will help their country and the researchers to create a place in history. The US government funds billions...
Real
By: Robert Mcmartin
Moon Landings were real, it is the people of the Planet Earth that are fake.Too many times over the last 20 years, I have had people tell me that the moon landing were fake, that the B2 bomber was built using alien technology, that...
By: Rex Trulove
To understand the formation and cause of black holes, we must first understand some of the theories that surround them. It does little good, however, to become too technical or the information is useless to the average person. This is too often a problem in...
Biography: Mae C. Jemison
By: Carmen Colin
Dr. Mae Carol Jemison is a pioneer of space travel. Being the first African American women to travel through space, she embarked on studying the effects of zero gravity on animals and people. As a doctor and astronaut, she was able to help research progress...
By: Mikalyn
"The father of numbers," the first Philosopher, Yavancharya the "Ionian Teacher," That Man. Many names exist for the ancient master, Pythagoras. It is said that he served many masters throughout his time; perhaps he acquired the names there. Or maybe his many titles...
Why Pluto is not a planet anymore
By: Kenneth W. McCarty
Why Pluto is not a planet anymoreWell, it is only sort of not a planet anymore. There is still controversy surrounding the decision. Pluto is still categorized as a "dwarf planet" by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). According to them, the term dwarf planet does...
By: Mikalyn
The Maya were a great civilization who excelled at numerous tasks - building, navigation, irrigation, and the most famous being astronomy, of course. They mapped the sky probably better than they mapped their own earth. In addition to their cartography of the heavens, they understood...
What causes black holes
By: William Montgomery
Black holes are not really "holes," but are rather best described as a gravitational anomaly. The theoretical black hole is a point in space which is so massive that the object has literally collapsed in on itself. In terms of actual size, a black...
Do you believe that aliens have already visited our planet?
By: Tim Thumb
Extraterrestrials I must say that what I write may not be directly linked to my own beliefs. This will be a stroll around a fascinating subject, so if it clashes with your own perception that is fine. Just remember that this is a stroll and...

 

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