By: Gary C. Gibson
The Universe is a continuum. The beginning isn't really a beginning. It is a state in the expansion of the Universe that is very small that presently is called a beginning or ow the universe formed'. The singularity before the big bang at best guess...
By: Christine Anderson
When I was a young science student, I decided to leave my studies at a well-known university to travel on a quest to find some truths about the universe. I was adventuresome and curious. I ended up in a mysterious place on our planet...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
Since the discovery of the neutron in the 1930's, the neutron has held a fascinating place in chemical theory. One of the first things that was decided was that the neutron's existence explained the Periodic Chart of the Elements. "The neutrons exist in atomic nuclei...
By: Thomas Blunsdon
Time Travel____________Time travel is the concept of moving backwards or forwards to different points in time, in a manner analogous to moving through space. Additionally, some interpretations of time travel suggest the possibility of travel between parallel realities or universes.Some theories, most notably special...
By: Robert D. Twitchell
The question should not so much be whether SETI is a good idea but whether most people even care and considering the possible global consequences it may not even be advisable. Apart from the vast scientific community, individuals with an interest in science, and those...
By: Gary C. Gibson
One would like to think that the age of the Earth times 3.14 times the speed of light would give the size of the Universe with time representing distance-if only it were that simple!It has been speculated that in black holes at the...
By: Steven J. Wamback
Helium's Happy And Lazy Cousin: NeonIn the year 1898, scientists Sir William Ramsey and WilliamTravers discovered three Noble gases. They were krypton, xenon,and neon. The two scientists isolated the elements from liquid airby cooling air to very low temperatures and removing each compoundas it...
By: Steve Holder
When you think of X-ray vision, you're probably tempted to think of the X-rays you've seen at your doctor's or dentist's office that look like a piece of black film with white shadows showing your bones or teeth.Those radiographs, as the film images are...
By: Steve Holder
You probably know that you have an alternator under the hood of your car, and that when it quits working, it's a bad thing. Before figuring out how it works, let's ask "Why is it there in the first place?"Alternator is just another word...
By: Steve Holder
WHYHow and why would anyone come up with the idea that an enormous explosion created the universe billions of years ago?The competing idea that the universe has existed forever, while still somewhat unfathomable, is at least simpler and more understandable. So why would someone...

 

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