What is the Oort cloud
By: Colleen Mart
In 1932, Estonian astronomer Ernst Opik formed a theory that long-period comets were initiated in an orbiting cloud of comets at the edge of our solar system. Relying on Opik's theory for postulating his own hypothesis, Dutch astronomer Jan Hendrik Oort theorized that there was...
By: Michelle Tuesday
Household chemicals can be incredibly hazardous. Many cleaners are either highly acidic or high caustic, meaning that they can cause immediate and painful damage to protective skin tissue, let alone the membranes inside your mouth, nose, and eyes. Other cleaners can cause long-term damage that...
Is the alien starchild skull authentic?
By: Terrence Aym
Mystery of the Alien Starchild Skull"Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof." - Marcello TruzziCould a skull found by a teenager in 1930s Mexico prove not only the existence of intelligent alien life, but also that an alien/human hybrid program has been underway for hundreds if...
Going to Mars
By: Kiera Marzel
I am a doctor. I busy myself rushing around to various rooms, tending to patients. I see them suffer from sickness and poor hospital foods on a daily basis. My job is to attempt to save them, and relieve their suffering. I do my...
By: Michelle Tuesday
Although some debate whether the First Industrial Revolution was truly a revolution, meaning an immediate change, or more of a gradual evolution, one fact remains: The First Industrial Revolution shaped the world, its economy, and the very way of life its people enjoy. The invention...
Galileo's discoveries and how they have influenced our lives
By: Anthony Cabral
The dispute between Galileo and the Catholic Church is used as a classic example of the tension between science and religion. Galileo was placed on trial before the Inquisition, forced to recant his assertion that the earth revolved around the sun, and was placed under...
By: R.A. Scott
Over the years perhaps tens of thousands of people have seen UFOs. Some have claimed to have seen the occupants while still others have been in the crafts and taken to other galaxies. There is no doubt that many of these people are a little...
Galileo's discoveries and how they have influenced our lives
By: Jerges Cervantes
Galileo Galilei, was an Italian inventor, mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher who lived between 1564 and 1642. His discoveries let to radical, as well as controversial, changes in his time. However, what discoveries did he make that were so important, and how have they influenced...
Chemistry of rocket fuels
By: Glen Brizius
The chemistry of rocket fuel is a complex field. There are many different formulations, some secret, some proprietary and their performance under even seemingly identical conditions can vary greatly depending on tiny differences unnoticed by the attending engineers. However, there are largely two separate...
What is a shooting star?
By: Jennifer Macon-Steele
Shooting stars are romantic, magical happenings that we feel lucky to catch a glimpse of when we're studying the night sky. Some see a shooting star as a sign that something special is about to happen. Others see it as a pretty show put on...

 

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