Why large stars don't last as long as small stars
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
The birth and the death of a star remain a highly debated topic among those who are interested in the subject, although new technologies and centuries of research have given scientists a considerable amount of knowledge. It is such knowledge that could be used to...
By: Michael Totten
Dwarf stars range from yellow dwarf stars, such as the Sun, to red and white dwarf stars. Of all the stars in the sky which are visible to the naked eye, every single star is bigger than the Sun. Thus, dwarf stars are clearly hard...
By: Brynn Bowery
Persons wonder how it is possible to manufacture a plastic which is biodegradable; however, it is happening now. There is such a material: labeled biodegradable plastic; however, not totally biodegradable in nature. The best term to label plastic which does not offer as much harm...
By: Patrick Stephen Baker
NASA's Discovery Program is a set of low-cost, focused scientific space missions that are designed to explore the Solar System, generally, but not solely, centered on planetary bodies. However, for example, other Discovery Program missions include “Genesis,” a mission to collect charged particles...
Why the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) may not be a good idea
By: T. Scott Randolph
Aliens, that is life that is from a place that isn't Earth, has been a hot debate for centuries. Most people in today's world accept it as fact that we aren't alone in the universe. There are are organizations like SETI that devote all of...
By: Michael Totten
The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds are part of the Local Group cluster of galaxies, which includes the Milky Way, but they are not bound gravitationally to the Milky Way. They can be found in the southern constellation Mensa. Both Magellanic Clouds were known as...
The importance of charting the orbits of near-Earth asteroids
By: Michael Totten
Near-Earth objects (NEOs) are solar system asteroids and comets which come closer than 1.3 astronomical units (AUs) from the Sun. Anything which comes closer than 1.0 AU from the Sun and is along the plane of the solar system will cross Earth's orbit...
By: D. Vogt
Near-Earth asteroids, generally defined as asteroids with orbits that bring them within just tens of millions of miles of planet Earth, are one of the most important subjects of space research today. Charting the orbits of near-Earth asteroids is important for pure scientific curiosity, as...
No methane detected on Mars
By: Isabelle Esteves
Ever since the Curiosity Rover landed on Mars in early August 2012 to begin a two year mission, the information being sent back has fascinated the world. The latest news, however, is not exactly what many people were hoping to hear. One of the main...
Will we ever Live on another Planet
By: Anthony Megna
It's just a matter of time! Okay, a matter of time, money and the extensive research of getting into space and being able to survive there for long, long periods of time. Yes, the human race will eventually colonize another planet, or perhaps one of...

 

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