What is Time? Part 2

Continuing and diverging from what was mentioned in Part 1 into more of the specific uses and intricacies of time, we here survey notions such as biological time, quantum time, relativistic time, and provide some more information relating to the concept of time.

Oceans in the Solar System

There is a strong possibility that oceans exist currently and have existed in the past on other objects in our solar system besides Earth; if you were not aware, or if you are, read on for a summation of the current thinking.

Imaging Black Holes

One of the more frustrating aspects about black holes is that by nature they are “unobservable,” sort of. If they swallow anything within their event horizon, including light, how are we to observe them? Especially when they tend to accrete massive amounts of gas and debris around them?

Survey of Our Nearest Galaxies

It is good to know, in general, what’s around you…so it might be informative to know what is near us in space–what may cannibalize us, what the Milky Way may have already cannibalized, who else is cannibalizing whomever else, in terms of galaxies, and who’s just out there, relatively near us…

Nothing But the Facts About Radio Astronomy

Although most of the information and observations we obtain from space are disseminated into the mass media in the form of visual images, there is another medium for information that can be just as fruitful for us.

Kepler’s First Light

The Kepler satellite has taken and sent back the first images of its prodigious mission; and it has done so with its huge photometer.

Wormholes – Tunnels Through Space and Time.

Carl Sagan brought the idea of a wormhole through space-time to a popular scale; Einstein himself had supposed that such a possibility could exist in his relativistic model of the universe. Just what are they, how likely is it they exist, and what could we expect from them if they exist?

White Holes: Violent Emissions and Odd Equations

Now, among the plentitude of objects in theoretical cosmology, we come across the event of the white hole, a theoretical “hole” in the universe that is violently emitting matter, a black hole in “negative” time.

Nothing But the Facts About Apollo Space Program

The Apollo space program accomplished what some consider to be the grandest of human achievements thus far in known history: landing human beings on our moon and bringing them back alive. There were unparalleled advancements in science technology, and plenty else to learn from the enterprise.

Facts About the Big Dipper (Ursa Major Constellation)

Although the Big Dipper and Ursa Major are used synonymously much of the time, there is a difference: The Big Dipper is a popular name for an asterism in Ursa Major, Ursa Major being an official constellation, and the third largest. Both are part of mythologies worldwide.