NASA chief: US won't return to moon
By: Terrence Aym
The U.S. is relying more heavily upon private space industry to launch space missions and fill the gaps in NASA's manned space program as budgetary cuts and financial screws are applied to the space agency's annual budget.With the retirement of the space shuttle...
By: Michelle Hargett
In order to understand what black hole energy is, it’s extremely helpful first to know what a black hole is and what its characteristics are. There is also the term "dark energy" which may seem like the same thing to the layman, since black...
Iran claims invention of time machine
By: Terrence Aym
The Islamic Republic of Iran has created an impressive array of offensive weaponry since the turn of the millennium. Included in the rogue state's inventory of war technology are advanced military drones, RCBMs, a submarine, and rudimentary cruise missiles. Aided and abetted by its ally...
By: Gilbert Ngetich
A manned mission to Mars is treated as the next frontier for mankind. The complexities and challenges of this mission are many times greater than any space travel mission ever undertaken. It should be mentioned here that missions to Mars have been undertaken as early...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Back in the 1970s, androgynous crooner David Bowie invited us all to wonder "Is there life on Mars?" Well, the Curiosity Rover hasn't found any yet despite evidence of water, but if one Dutch group has their way, there could soon be a whole...
Succesful missions of Space Shuttle Challenger
By: Christyl Rivers
The Space Shuttle Challenger is best known as a spectacular failure. However, Challenger successfully completed nine prior missions before the tragic launch of January 28, 1986, which killed every crew member aboard just seventy three seconds after launch. Perhaps it is time to revisit some...
The relationship between sunspot activity and agricultural production
By: Patricia Jankowski
The sun, a star at the center of the solar system, is the furnace that sends energy to planet Earth and makes all life possible. Without it, earth would be a barren, icy stone, traveling through the darkness of space. The sun has no truly...
By: Eric Puravs
Sunspots have long been suspected of being related to the weather. The Maunder Minimum from 1645 to 1715 was a period with no sunspots usually called the Little Ice Age, because it was most famous for being a cold time. And weather is related to...
By: Robin Lamb
When Sputnik 1 was launched into orbit in 1957, it soared up into a pristine environment. Now, after more than half a century of rockets, space stations, and artificial satellites, that situation has changed, with scientists claiming that it is time to clean up the...
Researchers say moon to blame for Stonewall Jackson's death
By: Leigh Goessl
Lieutenant General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson made his permanent mark in history as a Civil War Confederate officer. As an officer who was well known for his successful military maneuvers and strategies, he was second in command to General Robert E. Lee. Jackson died at...

 

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