How telescopes work
By: Rex Trulove
When talking about telescopes, it is important to understand that telescopes used for night time viewing are primarily light gathering devices. Particularly at night, our eyes do not very effectively capture enough light to make distant or dim objects to make those objects visible. Telescopes...
By: Mona Gallagher
Neil Armstrong. (1930- )Neil Armstrong's words were heard around the world as a billion people watched the first historic lunar landing on the moon on July 20, 1969. Shortly after, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle lunar spacecraft to become the first man to set...
Was the Apollo Moon Landing Real or a Hoax
By: B. Thomas Cooper
Could NASA have faked the moon landings? Might what we have witnessed actually been nothing more than an elaborate hoax? Preposterous, you quip. After all, why would the US government propagate such lies? Moreover, what could be the possible motive?Well comrades, if you're old...
By: Alwin Templar
The origins of the V2 rocket lay in Germany's attempts to get around the arms restrictions imposed by the Treaty of Versailles following WWI. Rockets were not included in the list of restricted weapons and in the early 1930s the German Defense Ministry became interested...
By: Bryan-James
We live on a planet that goes around a sun. Now, this sun can be seen from many light years away, while our planet won't be even a speck in light generated by our sun. Our sun has planets going around it, and this whole...
By: Mark Hopkins
The Moon is about 2000 miles in diameter and it has a mean distance from Earth of about a quarter of a million miles. It orbits the earth every 27.3 days and rotates upon its axis over the same period, 27.3 days. This...
By: Calvin Robinson
I was an excited child of only 10 years old enjoying my summer vacation from school on July 20, 1969. I was excited because I had a fascination with space travel and the possibility of visiting other worlds. I had enjoyed the biographical section of...
Was the Apollo Moon Landing Real or a Hoax
By: Leonard J Sherrott
Moon Landing It Happened Sometimes , conspiracy theorists can be very convincing with their negative arguments. The case expounded against the authenticity of the Apollo 11 moon landing and those that followed is thought provoking. However, look for the reasons to accept that it happened...
By: Robert Heintzman
John Hershel Glenn Jr. was born July 18, 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio and was in all ways what we commonly think of as a hero. In his long life he was a Marine Corp. Fighter pilot, one of the original seven NASA astronauts, a corporate...
By: Burpleberry
The Sun, just one of more than 100 billion stars in our galaxy, is the largest object in our solar system. It contains more than 99.8% of the total mass of the solar system (with Jupiter containing most of the rest). The Sun is...

 

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