How you can spot the giant Comet ISON now
By: Terrence Aym
The comet ISON is coming this year and it promises to put on the greatest sky show in the history of the human race.If you haven't heard about this spectacular celestial visitor, you will in the coming months. Due to appear in the skies...
Model of universe in question after scientists create below absolute zero cold
By: Terrence Aym
The belief that absolute zero was inviolable has been accepted by physicists for well over a century. Not only physics, but the model of the universe has been partially based on the foundation that nothing could exceed the incredible coldness of absolute zero.Absolute zero...
Milky Way galaxy projected to have 17 billion Earth-sized planets
By: Terrence Aym
During the 19th and early 20th Centuries many astronomers believed the galaxy teemed with life, much of it intelligent. Some of the world's foremost stargazers were certain that sister worlds Mars and Venus harbored intelligent life. But as the 20th Century moved closer to the...
By: Patrick Sills
A telescope is typically thought of as an optical instrument used to view distant objects by means of magnifying lenses. Telescopes have been around for over 400 years and have enabled professional and amateur astronomers alike to see far beyond the limits of the naked...
Light accelerated to near infinite speed in physics lab
By: Terrence Aym
Science and technology in the 21st Century is rapidly fulfilling the visions of the science fiction writers of the 20th Century. It seems barely a week passes without some amazing new discovery, revelation, or feat.Recently, scientists announced the once thought impossible attainment of achieving...
By: Christyl Rivers
Picture a lovely river valley, with high alpine peaks on either side. Trees and broken meadows fill in a patchwork of the view. If a view of a landscape stays relatively the same over observable time, people can think of this vista as a &ldquo...
By: John Welford
Arsenic is a metalloid element (chemical symbol As, atomic number 33) that has long been known to be poisonous to humans. In its compound form as arsenic trioxide (AS[2]O[3]) it has traditionally been a favourite weapon of murderers because it is tasteless and odourless and...
By: Nwachukwu Lawson Luke
Measuring about 227,900,000 kilometers from the sun, and named after the Roman god of war, Mars is the fourth (and the second smallest) planet in the solar system. It has a surface area of about 144,800,000 square kilometers, no magnetic field...
By: Heather Brennan
For most people the first word that comes to mind when you say “arsenic” is “murder.” While arsenic does have a long history as a poison of choice for many murderers, it has been used for a wide variety of other purposes...
Physicists: Universe constructed like 'giant brain'
By: Terrence Aym
An idea's floated around astrophysicists circles for years: the universe is a giant brain. Now scientists have found evidence that the universe is constructed like a gigantic brain and elements of the cosmos parallel that of life's thinking organ.The idea had its origins in...

 

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