A brief history of the Apollo lunar missions
By: Aldrin A Wilding-West
The Apollo program was the culmination of arguably the largest and highest profile single technological endeavour the human race has ever embarked upon. The United States, in the form of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), won the race to the moon when the...
A brief history of the Apollo lunar missions
By: Oliver Gray
On July the 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 successfully landed on the moon; this was the pinnacle of the Apollo missions. The Apollo missions had officially started in 1961 when John F. Kennedy announced the start of a program with the ultimate goal of putting a...
Do time machines really exist?
By: Calder Morton-Ferguson
Many time machines exist in the world today, but in many different senses. Here are just a couple of the awesome machines, some invented by humans and their intuitive minds, some naturally occurring in the universe. Here I will explain the scientific views on time...
By: John Traveler
Next to resistors and inductors, the capacitor is one of the simplest of electronic components to understand. The capacitor is referred to as a static electrical charge device because it is comprised of two plates upon which either a surplus or deficiency of electrons are...
By: Sharmal Kelambi
Earth has four seasons and each season has its own beauty and wonder. What is the reason for these changes in seasons? The main reason is the tilting of the Earth’s axis. The true axis of Earth is tilted by 23.5 degrees to...
Why does the Earth have seasons?
By: John Welford
Planet Earth takes 365 (and a quarter) days to complete its orbit round the Sun, a day being defined as the time it takes to revolve once on its axis, which is the imaginary line that connects the two poles by going straight through the...
What is a shepherd moon and what does it do?
By: Effie Moore Salem
Shepherd moons are the outer space answers to some of earth's quirkiness! More along that line, they are caretakers of the planet's rings. At least that is the theory surrounding the smaller moon like substances that appear to put fences around the rings of the...
Three giant asteroids heading towards Earth
By: Dean Traylor
Last month (January 2011), the world was given a scare of apocalyptic proportions. A report from a Russian News agency warned the world that an asteroid, Apophis, was on a deadly rendezvous with planet Earth. Word of this pending doom shot through the Internet world...
By: Ramona Taylor
Named for the Roman God of Agriculture, Saturn is possibly one of the most intriguing and most beautiful planets in our Solar System. The second largest planet in the Solar System, Saturn stands alone as one of the most heavenly bodies in the night sky...
By: John Atchison
How do you think of Mars? For generations of people the world round, Mars was thought of as the planet with the little green men called martians, who had antennas for ears and maybe reminded you of Kazoo from the Flintstones. As technology has progressed...

 

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