Physics: Hawking proclaims 'Time travel will exist'
By: Terrence Aym
For more than 100 years astronomers, cosmologists and philosophers have debated many topics affecting existence and the mysteries if the universe. Two of those debates have centered around time travel and whether life—especially intelligent life other than our own—exists in the universe. In...
What is an atom?
By: Lawrence George
The Greek philosopher Democritus, who lived between 460 and 370 BC, thought that matter was composed of tiny, indivisible objects in perpetual motion. He called these theoretical objects "atoms" - from the Greek word "atomos", meaning something that could not be cut. In Democritus' time...
By: Lawrence George
Gamma rays are a form of light. What humans think of as "light" is only a small part of a vast spectrum of electromagnetic energy. When a body possesses an electric charge some of its atomic particles will emit energy by giving off photons -...
What causes spontaneous combustion?
By: Nuri Rhines
On September 15, 1982 Jeannie Saffin’s body was found in her house. Her body from her head down to her knees had completely disintegrated into ashes. To make this situation more mysterious, nothing around her was burned. Jeannie’s house was in perfect condition...
Are there aliens on Earth?
By: Lawrence George
Aliens on earth...grey skinned, bug-eyed, three feet tall, being interrogated by sunglassed goons from the CIA. This footage exists. It's somewhat grainy, to be sure, and the background is a little...dark, but there does appear to be an extraterrestrial being "debriefed" by intelligence...
By: Carrie Eckles
Stories of beings that came from the sky are peppered throughout the mythologies of most cultures, leading ancient aliens to become one of the hottest topics in the field of ufology. The term “ancient aliens” refers to the theory that aliens haven’t just...
By: Lynette Alice
If you ever wanted to go to the moon, there is now a way that it possible - in a manner of speaking. Moonzoo.org launched their newest addition of Moon Zoo on May 11, 2010 which allows anyone to virtually go to the moon...
By: Kevin Manning
Dark Universe The universe is expanding at an increasingly faster rate, and much of it we cannot "see." Current explanations for these two phenomena gave rise to terms such as dark energy and dark matter. The former is very mysterious and little is known...
By: Kevin Manning
A telescope is a powerful tool used in exploring objects throughout the universe. They literally enable us to see the invisible! Telescopes are also a time machine, allowing us to peer into the past. The word telescope was derived from the roots tele, which means...
By: Kevin Manning
Starlight Star Bright How bright a star appears in the sky is commonly referred to as its apparent magnitude. More than 2,000 years ago during the Hellenistic period a Greek astronomer named Hipparchus came up with a system of classifying stars according to their...

 

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