By: Nancy Atkinson
Many planetary scientists believe that Jupiter's moon Europa is our solar system's best contender to share Earth's distinction of harboring life. Evidence gathered by the Voyager and Galileo spacecrafts suggests Europa contains a deep, possibly warm ocean of salty water under an outer shell of...
By: Nancy Atkinson
Question: True or false: When we see the gorgeous, iconic images from the Hubble Space Telescope or the stunning panoramas from the Mars Exploration Rovers, those pictures represent what human eyes would see if they observed those vistas first hand.Answer: For the Hubble, mostly...
By: Alwin Templar
When Sir Isaac Newton formulated his third law of motion in the 17th century (stated simply: Every action has an equal and opposite reaction) he made possible an invention that would ultimately result in the high-speed travel we now take for granted: The jet engine...
By: Matthew Tyler Funk
Think for a minute of a computer screen. If you magnify the computer screen enough you will see that every image you are seeing of interconnected two dimensional shapes and designs in various colors are made up of thousands of tiny pixels which all appear...
Essays: Thoughts on theories & fallacies
By: Dean L. Sinclair
Essays: Theories, Facts and Fallacies In the field of science, as in other areas, there are "facts" that are actually "fallacies" because theories come to be accepted after a period of time as if they were actual facts rather than tentative explanations. When a theory...
By: Magi White
Ever since I was a boy I knew someone, somewhere was playing tricks on us.Somehow I knew the six million dollar man, the bionic woman, wonder woman, the ones on space 1999 and all those super heroes, spaceships and kool inventions would turn up...
By: Ernest Capraro
Science fiction authors have dealt with this topic for a century now, exploring it in ever greater depth as our knowledge of the universe has grown. Science fiction fans are not only aware of the challenges, but also of the many practical solutions that have...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Jennifer Searle
There is much debate on the subject of whether or not humans have been visited by creatures from other planets. But, we have found few real answers.I must clarify this up front, I do not claim to believe that we have been visited by...
Aging Process Space Studies Baby Boomers
By: Nancy Houser
Probably the most intelligent person on Earth today is the aging senior, with a wealth of knowledge at their fingertips due to their age, acounting for a lifetime of experience. Moreover, these baby boomers are the prime example of a generation that has cut their...
Can we Separate Science from Ideology
By: Jeremy ball
science- from observation, dealing with a body of facts. (Webster's),partial, ideology-a body of doctrine, guides an individual. (Webster's),partial.-established society has coined words to establish extra-ordinary circumstances, to live an idea, though learned expressions build community. science in the realm of a group...

 

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