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An Analyisis of the Carl Segan, U.S. Scientist
Carl Sagan. Years ago majority of Americans would have known that
name. Yet, now a days, that name means nothing to us, which is
disappointing. I am so glad that I have yet to say that I've had the
opportunity to read one of his writings, "Can We Know the Universe"? His
goal of his writings is to educate the public about sc...
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A Report on William Herschel's Discovery of Uranus, the Seventh Planet of the Solar System
The area I chose to study more about is Astronomy and particularly I chose to study about the Discovery of Uranus. Uranus was identified for the first time on March 13, 1781 by William Herschel. How it all started? Herschel was interested in observing the stars and built his own telescope. He was observing the night sky to...
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NASA's Discovery of the Life on Other Planets
Does Aliens Exist? We live in a big universe, and to think that there is not life in other planets sounds ignorant. With the technology that we have now it is easier for us to discover more than before. Last summer, NASA announced in a conference that there is life outside of earth. This was a big discovery, but there is m...
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Observing HD 69830 Star, and Its Two Inner and One Outer Planet
Through the use of the HARPS instrument on the European Southern Observatory telescope in La Silla Observatory, Chile, three Neptune-mass planets were discovered orbiting a nearby star, HD 69830. Prior to this find, the star was suspected to have a number of celestial bodies orbiting it due to traces of infrared excess, but...
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The Reactions to the Devastating Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion
Space Exploration for the Challenger Explosion How different would our universe be today if we would have never traveled into space? Everyday people risk their lives, Some of these people were part of the NASA crew that went up into the Challenger Explosion. The Challenger Explosion...
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The Solar System in the Milky Way
The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, around the same age as the universe itself, which is around 13.2 billion years old. This galaxy happens to contain the solar system. It is a Latin translation of Milky Road. The galaxy has this appearance of a milky road because of the Earth's position within the galactic plane arou...
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The Observational Confirmation by Sir Arthur Eddington and the Astronomer Royal, Sir Frank Dyson on the The Theory of General Relativity of Einstein
The word ‘science’ is derived from the Latin scientia meaning ‘knowledge’. In its modern usage science is a quest for knowledge and an understanding of the Universe and all that is within it. Knowledge grows with time; individual scientists learn from their predecessors and their work guides those that follow. Arguably the...
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A Cosmological Researchon the Model of the Universe
Precision research in cosmology The current model of the Universe includes critical assumptions, such as an inflationary epoch in primordial times, and peculiar settings, such as the fine-tuning in the hierarchy problem, which call for a deeper theoretical framework. In addition, the very serious vacuum and/or dark energy...
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The Origin of the Universe and Its Matter
STAR AND PLANET Star It is the name given to a fixed celestial body which has its own light whereas Planet is the name given to a celestial body which revolves round the sun in elliptical (regular oval shape) orbit. A planet has no light of its own but reflects the light of the Sun. Star Brightness The brightness of a...
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Scientists Should Keep on Exploring the Vastness of Space
Should Scientists Continue Exploring Space? Space exploration has been a part of American history since the 1950’s. It all began with the first U.S satellite, Explorer I, which went into orbit on January 1st, 1958. Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first men to land on the moon on July 20th, 1969. Armstrong remark...
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