By: Tenebris
In the stillness of the early morning, when all the birds are singing but before the world has awakened, take a step away from the city lights into the cool, dark night. Find a clear space where you can gaze without obstruction into the east...
By: Mona Gallagher
Pleiades, a star cluster found in the constellation Taurus, is known as the seven sisters in Greek mythology. Pleiades produces its most brilliant display in the month of June, making it the ideal month to view Pleiades with the unaided eye.Greek mythology, Japanese culture...
By: Allen Teal
The summer solstice is an annual event that is possible because the earth rotates on a tilted axis. The tilt of the earth remains relatively constant regardless of its position in relation to the sun. This is true at least in terms of a human...
By: Chris Spencer
Solstices, believe it or not, are integral parts of our lives. Just recently when I was considering this topic it occurred to me that most people do not realise how important these times of year are to us and moreover have little to no idea...
By: CD Gozzi
Summer solstice a time to celebration light! This is the day when the Northern Hemisphere of Earth has its greatest tilt toward the sun. This result is longer days and shorter evenings. In the United States, we celebrate the beginning of summer the time of...
By: Steve Holder
Summertime! Does it remind you of the lyrics to the Eagles' song Ventura Highway? "When the days are longer, the nights are stronger than moonshine."We all look forward to the longer days of summer, perhaps without giving much thought to the fact that the...
By: Nancy Seddens
The summer solstice, also referred to as the first day of summer and the longest day of the year, occurs in the northern hemisphere on June 21 and in the southern hemisphere six months later. The summer solstice is proceeded by the spring equinox and...
By: Mona Gallagher
Summer solstice is ridden with old folklore, customs, and traditions; it marks the first day of summer in the northern hemisphere, but in the ancient calendar, solstice was in the middle of the calendar and was surrounded by summer. Shakespeare wrote Midsummer Night's Dream inspired...
By: Pacificus
EXPANSION AND DAMNATION (The Expansion of the Universe)The common-sense wisdom of the working man states, "You're damned if you do, and you're damned if you don't." The same can be said for the expansion of the universe. If the expansion of the universe reverses...
By: Charles Scott
Quantum physics is the study of subatomic particles and their properties. The electron is represented by a probability cloud surrounding a nucleus, this cloud is said to represent the probability of where an electron might be at any given time. Electrons are said to have...

 

1 57 58 59 60 61 547
CHOOSE YOUR SCIENCES 360 TOPIC: