By: Pamela Kay
Man has noted the passing of comets since recorded history began, often seeing them as omens of both good and evil events. Comets are amazing to watch and while we know the timing of comets and when they will appear in our heavens there are...
By: D. Vogt
On October 11, 2010, asteroid 2010 TD54 zipped by Earth at 28,000 miles distance, well within the distance of the Moon's orbit (about a quarter of a million miles). This particular rock would not have posed a threat to Earth even if it had...
How to safely create an endothermic reaction
By: Sandra Louis
Do you care if a chemical reaction is endothermic? Do you like ice cream? Without an endothermic reaction, ice cream would just be soup. First, what is an endothermic reaction? Glad you asked. An endothermic reaction is a chemical reaction that requires energy. Simply put...
By: Ernest Capraro
An iconic classic, the potato battery has been found in classrooms, in kitchens, and yes - even on the 80’s television series “MacGyver”. From a nutritional standpoint, the potato is sometimes hailed as a miracle food. Is there something special about potatoes that...
By: Kirsten Hines
Area 51, a secret military base in the southern part of Nevada, has had rumors surrounding it for decades. Speculation around this military base has many believing that the government is hiding aliens and UFOs. Yesterday’s sighting of UFOs in Manhattan only goes to...
Product reviews: Televue Nagler 13mm 1.25 inch telescope eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
Since the Nagler type eyepiece was first created by Al Nagler of Televue over a decade ago it has undergone constant evolution in an attempt to reach eyepiece perfection. The 13mm is amongst the sixth wave of Naglers to be released and represents the pinnacle...
Product reviews: Televue 32mm Plossl 1.25" telescope eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
At £80 there are certainly cheaper Plossls available than the 32mm offering from Televue and at times it certainly can be benefiacial to save the pennies but this 32mm is one of those times where you get what you pay for being one of...
By: Ernest Capraro
There are hazards associated with any chemical reaction, though some receive more attention than others. Danger is clearly associated with fires and explosions, which are produced by exothermic reactions that can release tremendous amounts of energy. Still, even endothermic reactions, which take in energy, have...
Product reviews: Celestron Omni 15mm telescope eyepiece
By: Matt Kelly
Celestron make incredibly good telescopes and have been for years but when it comes to eyepieces their record is somewhat blotchy, eyepieces are often optically good but are let down with poor comfort. The Omni is Celestron's answer to the Super Plossl but how does...
By: Pat Lunsford
According to a number of sources, alien contact has been happening for several years. There are three groups of people today who believe our world is approaching a critical moment in the history of man’s existence. One is the UFO community which believes we...

 

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