By: Elton Gahr
Although people do not think about it often, the magnetosphere of the Earth is vital to life on earth because it helps to protect the surface of the earth from the solar wind of the sun. There is even significant question as to whether life...
The prospect of life in outer space
By: Johnnie D Williams
It’s necessary to fully consider what is meant by life? For example does outer space and the universe contain sentient beings, non human intelligence, or a bacterial life form. Would this life be similar to life on earth or would this life exist as...
By: Brandon Romines
All planets orbit a star, but not all stars have planets. Stars and planets can form in a variety of ways, and vary greatly in size, shape, and composition. A planet is a sufficiently large body that has a regular orbit around a star. Earth...
An overview of Sputnik 2
By: D. Vogt
In November 3, 1957, the Soviet Union attempted to repeat its own success by launching the second orbital spacecraft in human history, Sputnik 2 - so named after its predecessor, Sputnik, which had been launched just a month before, drawing attention from around the world...
A critique of Einstein's theory of relativity
By: Heather Lamborn
The Headlight Paradox I received a list of funny paradoxes that was meant to be a joke. While the others in the list had no serious answer, this one does. With the help of Dr. Albert Einstein and his Theory of Special Relativity, I decided...
Theology of the universe before the Big Bang
By: Heather Lamborn
A spark appears in the void. The spark cannot be seen because the void is a dimensionless non-place. Nothing can exist here – not the spark, not even empty space. And the spark is time. The spark of time must be created quickly, in a...
Difference between polar and nonpolar molecules
By: Triana Rathads
The chemical polarity of a molecule dictates many of its properties, such as a polar molecule has a higher boiling point. Polarity is also involved in the interactions with other molecules, for example, water is a polar molecule, and easily dissolves other polar molecules such...
By: D. Vogt
All stars, even our own Sun, are slowly dying: their light comes from the fusion of hydrogen atoms into helium into their core, and eventually, all stars simply run out of hydrogen. Stars that are roughly those the size of our own Sun will expand...
The Solar System: A general overview
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
The Real Size of our Solar System Do you really have any idea just how unimaginably huge, no, in fact, how totally incomprehensibly vast our solar system and universe are? Forget the cute and colourful pictures you see in kid’s science books. If they...
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Acoustics is the science that studies the production, transmission, control, reception and effects of mechanical waves and vibrations (sound). The science of acoustics is used in many fields of study, including earth sciences, life sciences, engineering and the arts. Sound waves propagate as disturbances in...

 

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