• The Realities of Einstein’s Relativity and Our GPS System

    If it were not for direct application of Einstein’s Special and General Theories of Relativity we would literally be lost using our Global Position System! Read on to find out why.
    By RC Davison February 8, 2010 

  • Binary Star Supernova: Closer than We Thought

    Our Sun is somewhat unusual in that it is a single as opposed to binary star. Binary star configurations are more common in the universe, and depending on the stars making up a binary system, a binary star supernova fueled by carbon can occur, pulsing...
    By johnsinit January 31, 2010 

  • The Creation of Matter and the Subatomic Menagerie

    Matter at the subatomic level was created in the first second after the Big Bang from a foam of black holes and worm holes. This subatomic matter became the particle menagerie we know today--hadrons, made up of quarks, and leptons--basic elementary particles...
    By George Adcock January 22, 2010 

  • Cosmic Rays: Every Bit As Cool, As They Sound

    Cosmic rays. Has a cool ring to it, doesn't it? They prove to be a fascinating piece of astronomy, highly energetic particles that penetrate our atmosphere and strike our earthly matter. But what are they exactly, and where do they come from in...
    By allychevalier November 30, 2009 

  • Are We At The Center Of The Universe?

    Are we at the center of the universe? Is there a uniform distribution of matter and energy around us to indicate that we may be at the center? What does the evidence indicate?
    By George Garza October 29, 2009 

  • 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...
    By slight_underweft September 30, 2009 

  • The Anthropic Principle of Cosmology

    Is it curious that intelligent life was able to manifest in the universe? Was the universe perhaps "fine-tuned" for the evolution of intelligent life? Does intelligent life create the universe? How integral a role do humans play in...
    By slight_underweft September 29, 2009 

  • Ancient Cosmology: Theories on the Origin of the Universe

    People have been trying to understand the beginning of the universe -- what it is, why it is -- since the earliest days of civilization. Read on to fine ancient cosmology's various theories on the origin of the universe.
    By ebishirl September 14, 2009 

  • The Expanding Universe and How the Big Bang Could Explain it

    You surely must have inflated balloons in a birthday party decoration. I remember how elated I used to feel when the tiny rubber piece got transformed into a gigantic ball when filled with air. This leads me to think whether the creator of the Universe...
    By Ricky September 11, 2009 

  • The Expanding Universe – Inflationary Universe Theory

    Inflation is a global phenomenon and we all know the brunt of it, since it affects our pockets, but this phenomenon has got more gigantic implications, metaphorically speaking
    By Ricky September 11, 2009 
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