By: Ian Loft
We humans represent a minuscule portion of one galaxy in a universe comprising an uncountable number of galaxies. Our solar system is in turn a tiny spec a pin-prick of light glowing in the vastness of our own relatively small galaxy yet we cannot manage...
By: J.D. Wood
In order for mankind to establish civilization on other planets, there are multiple issues we must deal with first.1. TransportationGiven the spectacularly large distances between objects in space, we must work out a method of moving quickly enough from our planet to another potential...
By: Martin W. Schwartz
Three types of black holes have been discovered over the past 25 years, first by theoretical physicists and then by observational astronomers.The first kind of black hole is caused when a star of about 20 times the mass of our Sun goes supernova and...
By: Jonathan Funk
Centrifugal force is not a real force.This is not to say that you cannot feel its effect. It is called a 'fictional' or 'virtual' force, such as the one you feel when you slam the brakes in your car. i.e. When you slam...
By: Ian Loft
The question of how many stars exist in the universe is a truly terrifying one when you consider what lies beyond any limit we can imagine. To begin with, an attempt to quantify in one number is meaningless because such a number would be impossible...
By: D.Stalnaker
If we look thoroughly at the history of U.F.O sitings and the multitude of eyewitness accounts of alien visitation you will see that there is most definitely a regular pattern, not to mention 100 years ago we were using horse and carriage and...
By: M.W.C
Stars in many cases are just like people. Some big, some small and all levels between. Some have short lives living a maximum potential(Supernova)or live a more quieter life slowing fading away into the canvas of deep space. What does it mean to be...
By: Terry Martell
To the best of my knowledge, I've never seen an alien. However, I have seen a "flying saucer" so to speak. It was only there for a second. I couldn't prove I saw it, but I know I did. Of course, no one believed me...
By: Jack MacDowall
Very often, while observing the sky, others ask how I find stuff so quickly without aid of a computer. I use a Meade 4.5" Newtonian, which looks pretty amateurish, set up next to some of the scopes at the observing sessions. If you read...
By: Amanda Sparks
In the late summer of 1998 I went on vacation with my parents and then-girlfriend to Tybee Island, Georgia. My girlfriend and I were sitting out on the beach late one night in our new lawn chairs staring up at the southeastern sky. We were...

 

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