By: B. W.
A dark nebula is an interstellar cloud that is so powerful it blocks the emission of light. These dark nebulas are rare occurrences, due to the complicated number of factors required for their creation. While the largest nebula formations are visible to the naked eye...
Scientist profiles: Stephen Hawking
By: Christyl Rivers
Stephen Hawking is perhaps the geekiest geek who ever geeked. He has got the eye glasses, and (literally, Oxford) button down collars. He doesn’t box, or play Rugby, and his love of math, physics and astronomy is legend. Hawking has written bestsellers, made news...
By: Alan Sayers
The Crab Nebula (catalogue designations M1, NGC 1952, Taurus A) is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus and possibly the most intensely studied bright nebula in the Universe. The Crab Nebula is approximately 6,500 light years from Earth...
By: Terrence Aym
The early space pioneers of the Soviet and American programs never knew if they would survive the next mission.Today, with plans for space tourism, orbiting hotels, and even lunar and Martian colonies over the next few decades, the danger and risk of space seems...
By: Omer Wahaj
If water is poured in a pan and put it on a stove over heat, the water will eventually start boiling. The phrase "water is boiling" essentially means that the water is transitioning from a liquid to a gaseous state very rapidly and this brings...
Was Neil Armstrong's first moon step really a "giant leap for mankind"?
By: Chris Jones - 679937
It was only until the very recent years that Neil Armstrong was a regular household name. Now, the phase-out phenomenon is occurring here when even one of the most popular events of all time feels dust on covers of the momentous 1969 editions of Time...
Solar system discovered around double star
By: Isabelle Esteves
Since the beginning of time, man has stared at the sky and wondered what the twinkling lights were. The science of Astronomy grew up around this fascination. Today, with the sophisticated telescopes that are available, scientist are able to see things that were only dreamed...
By: Ryan Forbes
Researchers from the University of Buffalo have now discovered a new technique to staple peptides to preserve their shape better. A peptide is simple a molecule that contains in it more than one amino acid. Peptides are smaller than proteins. If they are small enough...
By: Gordon Hamilton
A majority of grade school students will know that the boiling point of water is deemed to be 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celsius/Centigrade. A particularly astute science student may even refer to the boiling point of water as being 273 degrees Kelvin (273...
By: Stuart Macadam
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Indeed it was. When Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, it was a massive achievement for space exploration. The accomplishment of being able to send a man to the moon...

 

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