The history of space exploration
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
Deep Space Exploration – The Reality So Far Remember the heady days of space exploration? The Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions, Sputnik and Soyuz, Viking landers on Mars, Voyager and Pioneer missions looking at the furthest reaches of our Solar System?..........Where are they now...
Future missions that will explore Venus
By: D. Vogt
Venus remains a major subject of scientific interest, albeit only a minor target for unmanned space missions. Although a large number of Soviet and American probes were despatched to the planet during the Cold War, since the 1990s cash-strapped space agency budgets have resulted in...
NASA: One Small Step... Backwards
By: Dennis Stein
Neil Armstrong's quote upon stepping out onto the lunar surface in 1969 had the entire planet captivated with a glimpse of another world on their television screens. At the time, NASA was widely held as a collection of some of the smartest people on the...
The real size of our solar system
By: Lawrence George
Our Solar System is not really significant: it is a tiny fraction of one percent of the galaxy, which is one of untold billions. In a universe that extends for something like 45 billion light years across, it is too small to notice. But to...
The solar system: Do scientists really know how it was formed
By: D. Vogt
Scientists do not know for certain how the solar system was formed, almost 5 billion years ago. What's more, they're even less certain how certain important events would have happened after that date. Why Earth and Venus should have such drastically different climates, for instance...
An overview of Explorer 1
By: D. Vogt
In January 1958, the United States launched Explorer 1, the country's first satellite, which operated in orbit for nearly months and did not decay enough to re-enter the atmosphere until 1970. As an attempt to reach space first in the Cold War, the Explorer project...
By: Elizabeth M Young
When humans dream of human escape to space through spaceflight and exploration, the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) comes to the front of our minds. From the first rudimentary leaps beyond the earth’s atmosphere, to the first mammals that were sent into the...
By: Elizabeth M Young
A substance is classified as a glass, or as a glassy material, when it is not crystalline in structure, is a solid that has a vitreous and disordered state. Glass is the product of fusion of inorganic material through heat, then cooling to the solid...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The differences between molecules and compounds have been observed and carefully described. Molecules are a group of two or more atoms that are electrically neutral and which are bonded together with very strong chemical bonds that are also called covalent bonds. A single molecule may...
Could time travel be possible in the future
By: Samrat Man Singh
Imagine going to the past and meeting Einstein, Shakespeare or da Vinci. Imagine going to the future and meeting your great grandchildren. Time traveling opens possibilities to such seemingly impossible tasks. But time traveling itself seems possible. Time traveling means to travel through time and...

 

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