By: Mike Mueller - 512349
The crab nebula, also known as M1, is the gaseous remnant of a supernova that was observed and documented by the Chinese on July 4, 1054 AD and was reportedly visible in the full light of day for 23 days and remained visible at night...
By: Alison Bowler
Ruthenium Symbol: Ru Atomic Number: 44 Atomic Mass: 101.07 amu (atomic mass units) Melting Point: 2250.0 C (2523.15 K, 4082.0 F) Boiling Point: 3900.0 C (4173.15 K, 7052.0 F) Number of Protons: 44 Number of Electrons: 44 Number...
By: Cody Hodge
The SETI program, or the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence program has been looking for alien civilizations for decades now, and has had no luck finding anything. Why is that? Is it because we truly are alone, or is it because we just don't have the...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: C de Burlet
Astronomy and the discovery of new celestial objects can be an unfair business. Sometimes astronomers discover new, fascinating objects, but somehow these discoveries are forgotten, or fellow astronomers carry away the fame.This is the case with the discovery of the Crab Nebula. For actually...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: Joseph Malek
For those of you who have an interest in astronomy, as I do, it is claimed that the Crab Nebula was first seen in the night sky as a very bright light by Chinese astronomers on July 4th, 1054. That bright light was the super...
How the universe formed
By: Author Name Withheld 446
Many theories have been introduced to explain the origins of our universe, but which of them is the most accurate? This is the question that scientists ask themselves every day. The Big Bang is one of the most widely accepted of the theories. Approximately 13...
Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion
By: Chandra Wijaya
Sir Isaac Newton put the fundamental of classical physic through his famous publication Principia. In his book he wrote three important laws. We know them as Newton's three laws of motion. They are 1. Everybody continues in its state of rest, or of uniform motion...
Who discovered the Crab Nebula?
By: Michael Poyner
The Crab Nebula is a bright nebula observed by the Hubble space telescope. John Bevis was an English doctor and astronomer who first discovered the Crab Nebula in 1731. French astronomer Charles Messier independently rediscovered it in 1758. It is believed that the Crab Nebula...
Beginning the search for the theory of everything
By: Dean L. Sinclair
To begin a search for a Theory of Everything there must be a starting point. Just, maybe, this little essay could furnish a starting point. OLD DATA/NEW MODEL Reversing the century old interpretation of the Michelson-Morley Experiment and renaming Planck's Constant from a "Constant of...
By: Sally Morem
Nothing there is beyond hope, Nothing that can be sworn impossible, Nothing wonderful, since Zeus, Father of the Olympians, Made night from mid-day, Hiding the light of the shining Sun, And sore fear came upon men - Archilochus (ca. 680-645 BC) Total solar eclipses...

 

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