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Interesting facts about the solar system, the planets and the Sun.
Published by Bill Savidis 81 months ago in Astronomy | +5 votes | 0 comments
This article is based upon the astronomer mantra for remembering the spectral types of stars. It is a tool in the quest for life in space.
Published by Paul Butters 82 months ago in Astronomy | +4 votes | 4 comments
a German physician and astronomer who made the upper story of his home into an observatory, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers, discovered more bodies from 1802 - 1807. These unexpected discoveries and the smallness of these bodies so near each other, led to the opinion that they were but the fragments of a planet that had formely existed, but was brought to an end by some catastrophe.
Published by Inforead 82 months ago in Astronomy | +4 votes | 1 comments
Asteroids, or Planetoids, is the name given to a large number of minute planets existing between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter.
Published by Inforead 82 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 0 comments
The two planets Nibiru and Tiamat did not collide. However, passing by so closely to each other, Nibiru in a clockwise orbit, and Tiamat in the ordinary counterclockwise rotation around the sun (as it is with all the planets in this solar system), the satellites of Nibiru did collide with Tiamat and her satellites.
Published by Inforead 82 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 1 comments
Sumer was mankind's first orderly civilization. Their account of how our solar system came to be sculpted was described as a Celestial Battle, refered to in many Sumerian texts, hymns and proverbs, but their main "bible" about the creation of our solar system was a text that spanned seven tablets.
Published by Inforead 82 months ago in Astronomy | +5 votes | 1 comments
Recent observations show that there may be a large planet at the edge of the solar system which causes comets in the Oort Cloud to enter the solar system and its orbit may correlate with the mass extinctions on Earth.
Published by Daniel Snyder 83 months ago in Astronomy | +12 votes | 3 comments
Truth and facts about the Jupiter discoveries
Published by Armand Reneu 83 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 2 comments
In 2011, a collection of organisms, representing Earth\\\\\\\'s three domains of life, will blast off on a 34-month journey to the Martian moon, Phobos, and back to Earth, Mars-to-Earth transpermia, microbes in space
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 83 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 1 comments
Did EarthÂ’s biosphere emerge as a homegrown phenomenon, as scientists have long suspected? Or is it possible that early microorganisms, which by 3.5 billion years ago had grown to fill the oceans, sprang from a seeding by life forms from another world?
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 83 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 2 comments
A brief description of what modern science has been able to understand about the ancient Antikythera Mechanism. More intricate than the eye can see; Archimedes legacy inspires new ways of viewing artifacts.
Published by Jerrod Nazarian 83 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 0 comments
The Kepler Telescope has now opened the doors wider in the search for alien life, locating 1,000 possible planets outside our solar system.
Published by Vicki Perry 83 months ago in Astronomy | +2 votes | 0 comments
The Labeled Release (LR) Experiment on NASA's two Viking landing craft, produced an analysis of regolith samples which seemed to indicate the presence of microorganisms. when an instrument carried by the Viking landers known as the GCMS failed to identify organic material, scientists started to propose all sorts of mechanisms by which organic material could have been destroyed. Recently, however, the Phoenix lander identified perchlorate, whose presence would have turned any organic material sou...
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 84 months ago in Astronomy | +4 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 solst...
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 84 months ago in Astronomy | +1 votes | 0 comments
Each Viking spacecraft consisted of an orbiter and a lander. Both Viking landers touched down on the surface of the planet in the middle of 1976. This article summarizes the three experiments of the Viking Biology Package
Published by Dr. David Warmflash 84 months ago in Astronomy | +0 votes | 0 comments
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