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GlobalStarRegistry.com offers people the opportunity to name a star after a loved one. While nobody can own an actual star, the recipient gets a 'Star Kit'. The kit contains: A signed certificate showing the name and specific astronomical coordinates of the star A sky map indicating where the star is located A keyring or pendant engraved with the name of the star and its precise coordinates The star name will be recorded in a book and stored in a special Registry Vault. The name of the s...
Published by Kimberly Martin 62 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 0 comments
Get your kids excited about science by exploring fun facts about a solar eclipse. Discover how to view a solar eclipse safety with your kids. Learn fun facts about solar eclipse science for kids. How often does a solar eclipse occur? What is the safest way to observe a solar eclipse?
Published by Tere Scott 64 months ago in Astronomy | +6 votes | 2 comments
This article is written in response to a question asked on Knoji about how ancient people's knew about astrology without the aid of a telescope. Basically the ancient peoples relied on the naked eye and their observations of the heavens. The ancient Polynesians had memorized the positioning of over 100 stars to navigate their ocean voyages. The Egyptians used the sun and constellations to build the great pyramids.
Published by carol roach 65 months ago in Astronomy | +12 votes | 6 comments
Is the idea of time travel bound to remain in the domain impossibility? Perhaps it will. Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity however does make a case, spoken in the exact language of mathematics. Stargazing is another case by which we all appear to travel back to the distant past.
Published by Unofre Pili 66 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 3 comments
This year in my classroom we have been intensively studying the solar system and all the incredible stuff that shares this little corner of the Milky Way Galaxy with us. We have studied planets, moons, magnetic fields, weather patterns, meteors and asteroids, and I have learned as much or more than the kids. Here are my favorite cool facts about this incredible slice of the Universe we like to call our own for all the teachers out there who think science is still important and relevant. ...
Published by Annie Hintsala 66 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 0 comments
Black holes are confusing and shrouded in mystery. Not much is known about these destructive objects, but many people believe that it may provide means for time travel. Although black hole is a phrase synonymous to annihilation, it is also believed that they play a major roll in the formation of planets, stars, solar systems, and even entire galaxies.
Published by Harrison Taylor 67 months ago in Astronomy | +4 votes | 4 comments
Giving away a star named after someone special to you is a symbolic novelty gift. Global Star Registry offers a service to name real stars. The stars that are named through Global Star Registry is not recognised in an official body though they are recorded in a book, which is registered in the copyright office of the United States of America. Each star name will be filed and registered once only. It is not possible to actually own a stellar object as nobody (or everybody, depending on your way o...
Published by aerial 67 months ago in Astronomy | +6 votes | 4 comments
Mars is the closest planet to Earth in terms of environmental features and is probably our greatest chance at colonising another planet but just how much do you know about it? Read on to find out the answers to all of these questions and many more including all you need to know about terraforming.
Published by i am anonymous 67 months ago in Astronomy | +0 votes | 0 comments
Online Star Registry is an online registry that allows you to name a star in the galaxy for a friend or loved one. Naming a star is a great gift for special occasions and holidays such as birthdays and anniversaries, and the Online Star Registry provides this service with a variety of options. When you order from the Online Star Registry, you will be filling out pertinent information such as the star name, who it is dedicated to and the date of dedication which can be the present date or any dat...
Published by Jennifer Magnesi 68 months ago in Astronomy | +3 votes | 1 comments
What do we know about gravity? Basically, we know that everything has gravity, and a certain amount of material has a certain amount of gravity, whether it's mass, or energy. However, every single speck of dust in the universe has gravity, which affects the measurements of the gravitational pull of every other speck of dust.
Published by Rowan Casey 68 months ago in Astronomy | +3 votes | 2 comments
Holidays that haveme amount of sunlight, while each solstice marks the time when Earth’s axis is most tilted with respect to the Sun. Today, we are ate, the Babylonian Ishtar, and the Roman Venus, all of whom were associated with Venus, the planet. Like all peoples of the Ancient Near East, the Israelites spent a great deal of time looking at the skies and watching the lights. Third in brightness after th Asherah was also a Holidays that haveme amount of sunlight, while each ...
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 68 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 1 comments
If a company is to survive in the business world, they have to carve out a niche for themselves. One company that has found a unique place in the market is International Star Registry. If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind gift for someone, then having a star named after them could be the gift for you. International Star Registry has been naming stars after people since 1979. Their packages include a 12” X 16” certificate available in a framed or unframed version. The certific...
Published by Mark Feldt 68 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 1 comments
Stephen Hawking made the term ‘Black Hole’ a common term in quantum physics. Black holes are real places in space where the gravity is so massive that everything (matter and energy) near it will get sucked into it. In essence, a star collapses on itself and causes a black hole to be created in its place.
Published by Charlene Collins 68 months ago in Astronomy | +4 votes | 2 comments
The heavens have always sparked curiosity and fascination in the hearts and minds of the human race. And it was this fascination that has resulted in the study of astronomy as fundamental science for more than 5,000 years. Ancient Greek contribution in the field of astronomy were widely disseminated and accepted for over 1,500 years until the Renaissance. Though some ancient Greek astronomical concepts and theories have become obsolete or been disproven due to more accurate available information...
Published by Eddie Go 69 months ago in Astronomy | +8 votes | 3 comments
Published by Review Summaries 69 months ago in Astronomy | +0 votes | 0 comments
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