Moon facts for kids
By: Anthony Megna
Did you know that the Moon is about a quarter of a million miles away from the Earth, and if one could drive there it would take about four months! That is quite a distance, and all the more remarkable when the United States has...
By: Melissa Patterson
The moon has many phases, yet only one “face.” It’s weird how you can look into the moon and see a face staring back at you, but some people claim to see a rabbit in the moon instead. It’s a natural...
By: Shelly May
Have you ever looked up in the night sky? What did you see? The stars? What else? How about the moon? Did you ever wonder about the moon? What is it? How did it come to be? Why does it change shape and size every...
Ariane 5 makes final 2010 flight
By: Richard Craig
There could be no more fitting a name for this glorious masterpiece of European engineering than Ariane ( The Very Holy One ). The massive rocket sat on her launchpad at the French Guianan space-port of Kourou. Tucked securely inside her were the 5374kg Hispasat-1E...
Understanding the meaning of ionization energy of elements
By: Norman Green
Each element, be it oxygen, lead, sodium or any other is made up of atoms. The atoms of any particular element are specific to that element. For example oxygen behaves and reacts the way it does because of the particular structure of its atoms. It...
Is time travel possible?
By: Glenn William Sherman
Time Travel: About Time! Have you ever read about an event or a time in history and thought to yourself, if only time travel were possible? Ever looked back on your own past and wished you could just go back and make amends or do...
Best websites for astrologers
By: Jennifer Vensel
Professionals need to be inspired and continue learning in their field, astrologers are no different. Astrologers are much more than the gypsy women behind the crystal ball. They have to study the planets, and the ever changing universe to accurately guide their clients to the...
Moon facts for kids
By: Melinda Glover
Outer Space is a wondrous world, and looking up at it, especially late at night, fills your mind with all kinds of questions, especially about the round ball of light known as the moon. How did it get there? What is it made of? How...
By: Scott Hayden
In our solar system, Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and scientists are always trying to learn more about this world. The color of Mars is reddish-brown because the ground is filled with iron-oxide, otherwise known as rust. It would take more than...
Tips for choosing a telescope for a beginning astronomer
By: Richard Craig
So you want to buy a telescope for an aspiring young Astronomer and are confused as to what is the best choice. This is a situation that many parents find themselves in. They are blinded by the vast array of types and sizes, some are...

 

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