By: Larry Stringer
Jupiter is by far the largest planet in our solar system, at last count it was orbited by approximately 63 moons as of 2003. The largest of these moons are Ganymede, Io, Europa, and Callisto.Jupiter derives its name from a Roman god, whom myths...
By: Shawn Vilmaire
In order to understand what Gigahertz are it is important to understand what hertz are Hertz are a unit of measure for frequency that corresponds to cycles per second where 1 hertz is 1 cycle per second. While giga is a metric prefix used in...
By: notmuch
In the field of optical telescopy, two different methods are used to magnify distant objects; each through the principles of refraction or reflection. Consequently, the two varieties of optical telescopes available are known as the refracting telescope or the reflecting telescope. This article will describe...
By: Larry Stringer
In pondering the question of weather or not we have already been visited by aliens, I must say that this has been, and will more than likely be a question that will haunt man until that proof is provided. However, my answer to this age...
Reflections on NASA's space program launching forward after the Endeavour's successful mission in 2007
By: John W. Losh Ii
Nasa has successfully done it again! Despite Unsubstantiated rumors of previous crews having flown Shuttle Missions while Intoxicated, Despite damage to tiles on the belly of the Ship, suffered in its trip into orbit, despite having to return to earth early, amid the threat of...
By: Jonte Rhodes
I believe in both the idea of the existence of aliens, and that they have most likely already visited our planet, even if only for research or sample collecting rather than for interaction with us as a species.I do not necessarily however believe they...
By: Ernest Capraro
The transition metals are those elements found in the "d" block of the periodic table. If you aren't familiar with that terminology, looking at the periodic table, the "d" block is the section beginning with the third column from the left and reaching all the...
By: David Claiborne
The tradition of alchemy dates back at least to the middle of the first millennium B.C., and probably reaches as far back as prehistoric times. It was, and is, a psychospiritual method whose ultimate aim was the "Great Work," the refining of the...
By: L. Merlino
Beginning the search for the theory of everythingPrologueI suppose "everything" has to begin somewhere - for me, it was Mother Cabrini Hospital in upper Manhattan, but physicists keep insisting it was the Big Bang. They are now hypothesizing a ToE (theory of everything) that would...
By: Robert Gillis
Tuesday, August 28, 2007. I was up at the time my army friend Captain Fay refers to as "OH-DARK-THIRTY" (about 4:30am) and headed outside to take a look at the setting Moon, which was still bright white. Knowing the lunar eclipse would begin in less...

 

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