All about the Asteroid 2005 YU55
By: Steven Mars
The asteroid 2005 YU55 came within the Moon’s orbit on November 8, 2011. It is 1,300 feet wide and came to within 201,700 miles of the Earth. This is 0.85 lunar distances, 319,000 kilometers, or 0.00217 AU. AU is...
By: Kenneth Andrews
We have much for which we should be grateful to Jupiter, our solar system's immense gas giant. The planet is a magnet for meteorites and asteroids large enough to wipe out all life on Earth, as reported by CBNnews.com after a particularly large impact...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
Many factors come into play when deciding which is better: Trains or cars. Cars oftentimes get a bad rap because of the fact that lots of them are on the road but sometimes trains are just as bad if people don't choose to utilize them...
By: Andrew Moran
On Aug. 12, 1960, Echo 1, NASA’s first communications satellite that was proficient in transmitting signals to other locations on Earth, was launched with the assistance of a balloon 1,000 miles (1,609 km) above the planet. The satellite was built by the...
By: Lenna Gonya
There will be yet another UFO in the heavens, but this one can be explained. Britain’s Big Space Balloon, designed by Rich Curtis, will be the biggest research balloon of its kind, designed to move higher into the Earth’s atmosphere and space, and...
By: Patrick Sills
In the early days of the space race between the US and what was then known as the Soviet Union, NASA, (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was responsible for the American efforts. Before humans were sent into space, unmanned, artificial satellites were launched by...
Study: Glowing city lights might reveal E.T. civilizations
By: Terrence Aym
The space telescope Kepler has identified more than 1,200 Earthlike planets to date. Some of them might support intelligent life.Avi Loeb of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and Edwin Turner of Princeton University believe the best way to find that life would be...
Scientist: Jupiter saved earth, ejected gigantic planet from early solar system
By: Terrence Aym
The giant Jovian world, fifth planet from the sun, dominates all the worlds of our solar system. According to astronomers, Jupiter also acts like a massive vacuum cleaner sweeping up much of the debris that litters the outer system. Its powerful gravitational field protects the...
Why solar energy technology advances are taking so long
By: Bohdan Rewko (Bo of T.O.)
The world has three basic ways of creating useable electricity. It can be induced through electromagnetic generation that is powered by hydro dams, fossil fuels, wind turbines, or steam from the heat of nuclear fission. It can be chemically extracted from batteries containing electolytes...
New Japanese HRP-4C robot walks like a girl
By: Sam E. Jones
Everyone knows there is a something about the way a girl walks. It’s not just about getting from here to there, it’s about getting from here to there as a girl. Nature has been hard at work for millions of years crafting that...

 

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