By: Sandeep Hegde
Once you are able to identify the North Star, you will be able to find North. Simply trace a line from the star to the horizon, and that is North. To your right is East, straight behind you is South, and to your left is...
The next generation space propulsion system
By: Irrira Rikki
CONSIDER THIS...IN LIGHTWe need something that is easy to maneuver. It's called a Time Machine. It must at least travel at 6 x Earth's Given Time. For every six days man would take to travel in, we would take one for the same distance...
All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Effie Moore Salem
Sun dogs are astrological sun maneuvers caused by the sun shining through prisms of ice crystals. The sun reflects or refracts - bends - as it shines through cirrus or cirrostratus clouds while sending to astonished earth bound humanity a miraculous show of lights. Nothing...
By: Tenebris
A lightyear (abbreviated ly) is a unit of distance, defined as the distance light can travel in one year. At the maximum* speed of light, approximately 300,000 kilometres per second (186,000 miles per second), this translates to approximately 9.461 trillion kilometers, or...
By: Tenebris
Earth has been hit by meteors many times in its history. In fact, earth is hit by meteors many times each and every day, to the tune of over 18,000 meteors larger than ten grams per year. Including space dust, the total amount of...
The month in recorded history with no full moon
By: Peggy Barnett
Which month is the only month which can not have a full moon? Only the shortest month, February, is capable of passing through all of its days with no full moon. Even though the word month is derived from "moon-th", describing one complete lunar cycle...
By: Tenebris
Cosmic rays are high-energy particles which originate outside the earth's atmosphere. Almost 90 percent of all cosmic rays consist of single protons (ionised hydrogen atoms), 9 percent consist of helium nuclei (alpha rays), and the remaining one percent consist entirely of electrons (beta minus rays)...
By: Nancy Houser
Professor Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe is considered the world's leading authority on the "theory of Panspermia" and is also known for his contributions toward the "theory of cosmic dust" - stating that life on earth originated in the deepest part of space while traveling on comets...
By: Tenebris
Now that the International Astronomical Union has redefined a planet specifically as a body which is massive enough to be rounded by its own gravity (but not massive enough to cause thermonuclear fusion) and which has also cleared its neighbouring region of planetesimals, there will...
By: Cicely Richard
"Cosmic rays" is a blanket term used to describe high energy radioactive space particles that shower the Earth's surface. Science fiction writers often use the term to explain some strange phenomena in their stories or they give the heroes special powers. Thus, there are a...

 

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