The prospect of life in outer space
By: D. Vogt
When talking about the prospect of life in outer space, we are actually referring to three separate issues: the prospect of permanent human life away from Earth, the prospect of extraterrestrial life of any kind (i.e. primitive and non-intelligent species), and the prospect of...
By: Allen Gates
Conduction is a type of heat transfer that deals with contact between to objects. Each object has an initial temperature that is different than the other, but when the two objects come in contact over a period of time they reach an equilibrium temperature. In...
SETI and the Fermi Paradox: Is ET out there?
By: D. Vogt
Two basic principles guide the Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) and the debate about whether we are truly alone in the universe. The first, the Drake equation, is generally an optimistic calculation that there should be numerous alien civilizations alongside ours, elsewhere in the galaxy...
Stephen Hawking warns about aliens and insults the human race
By: D. Vogt
Earlier in 2010, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking made headlines with the controversial remark that our search for extra-terrestrial intelligence is putting Earth at too great a risk, since it may provoke an unwanted first contact with hostile aliens. In his popular television documentary series...
By: Irrira Rikki
Being a Cosmological question as to how a body falls through Space, it is open to many bodies. What would seem like a falling star to us on earth, particles of broken off matter, from many Outer Space bodies, purely burn up having moved...
Travelling to other Stars
By: Keenen Charles
As humans we have gazed at the stars from our earliest times and wondered at what could possibly be out there. In the last century our journeys into space have progressed substantially with the Apollo missions and the construction of the International Space Station, humanity...
The real meaning of E=MC2
By: Christyl Rivers
The Real Meaning of E=MC2 is Oneness, Relativity, Connection, and Hope Oneness: That Energy can be equal to mass, times the speed of light, squared, is an amazing leap of science. Einstein, even by 1905, showed clear signs of genius. He is now a cultural...
The formation of stars
By: D. Vogt
Star formation and stellar ignition is believed to be the final stage in a long process by which a giant molecular cloud collapses into a large central mass and achieves such heat and density that hydrogen atoms in the core begin to fuse together, producing...
The possibility of other intelligent life forms in the universe
By: Morten St. George
In a period of less than one hundred years, humankind advanced from traveling by horse and buggy to making a trip to its planet's satellite. Just imagine what the humans might be able to accomplish over the course of the next ten thousand years! That...
Best times to see the meteor showers 2010
By: AngelaWhite
The Geminid Radiant Meteor Shower The Geminid Radiant is a annual meteor shower that can be seen from the first week in December to the third. For the Northern Hemisphere, it is a sky-watching paradise, as the viewing gets better each night. From the...

 

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