The influence of the Cold War on space exploration
By: Joe Murray
The tragedy of the in capsule Apollo 1 fire in 1967 could have been avoided if the American space program adopted its first preference for a sea level pressure in-cabin atmosphere. But the parameters for 100 percent Oxygen at reduced pressure was already made for...
Determining whether it's necessary for man to go to Mars
By: James Davison
Man vs. Mars. Against going: Argument 1: It's too dangerous. Oops . . . this should be in the OPPOSITE category. Dangerous stuff is positively catnip for humans. The whole cost of the expedition could be recapitalized as a reality show. Ten minutes of you-tube or cable television...
Moon Landings Truth or Fiction
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
1958, and the Russians send the first satellite into space. This satellite was named Sputnik. Sometime later, the Americans did the same. Not wishing {or willing} to be outdone by the Russians, especially in a field of this importance. The Cold War was still raging...
The Big Bang Theory
By: John Cowley
The writer has embarked on writing this article in response to the large amount of scientific literature which treats the Big Bang idea about the origin of the Universe as though it were an indisputable fact. In scientific circles, opinions either for or against any...
By: Michael Axtman
Buying your family's first astronomical telescope is one of the best small investments you can make. And, buying an inexpensive astronomical telescope at your local superstore may improve your golf game or bowling score.Why? Because that scope may soon oust clubs or ball from...
Explanation of the Big Bang
By: Charlie Smith - 464908
The universe is defined as everything that exists, including all matter and energy. While there are many theories about how it began, the one that has gained credibility among scientists is called the Big Bang. The Big Bang Theory states that the universe began as...
The possibility of other intelligent life forms in the universe
By: Ira Herbold
I am not going to attempt to prove my point by citing un-provable sightings of UFOs or alien landings. I am going to use simple reason and logic. In 1961 a professor at Cornell by the name of Frank Drake worked out an equation designed...
Explanation of the Big Bang
By: Ira Herbold
How do you create a universe? This is a very complex question, and one many scientists have devoted their lives to finding the answer to. Their current theory is one that is widely accepted to be the right one. This is known as the Big...
By: Tenebris
The bizarre spatial anomaly known as a black hole was born in the mind of man as a mathematical concept, an extrapolation of what ought logically to occur in a space where the force of gravity would be such as to overcome all other types...
By: Tenebris
All black holes are caused by gravitational collapse. Such collapse can be best understood at the stellar level. However, there is nothing which contradicts the possibility that black holes could be of any size, from hundreds of thousands of stellar masses to subatomic.The most...

 

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