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This Month's Articles on Space, Science, and Technology
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The Hubble Telescope by George Royal
The Hubble Telescope has once again brought outer space onto our screens, and into our homes, as George Royal describes.
Astronomy and Kids by Kadence Buchanan
Parents can open up worlds to their children...and not just here on Earth. Kadence Buchanan shares some thoughts on how parents can get their kids interested in the mysteries and adventures to be found in Outer Space.
Oceans on Mars? by Jeffrey Caminsky
Recent information from Mars provides support for the controversial idea that large portions of Mars was covered by an ocean. Aside from moving science fiction closer to reality, if such a discovery is confirmed, it increases the chance of finding traces of life on the red planet.
Types of Telescopes for Astronomy by Carl Gilbertson
We need the right tools for anything we do, and astronomy is no different. Carl Gilbertson shares some observations on telescopes.
Astronomy: Real Star Power by Chris Campbell
Astromony may well be one of the most humbling of all the sciences, for it confronts us with its own vastness, at the same time it demonstrates just how small our own corner of creation happens to be. Chris Campbell describes how astronomy may well be shaping our future, even as we peer out into the heavens.
Galactic Mystery: Matter--On the Dark Side by M Strauss
Among the many mysteries of creation is how much emptiness there is around us. Recent discoveries, however, suggest that the Universe is filled with matter to a much greater extent that previously thought, though must of this matter is invisible to our instruments. Michael Strauss describes how our present knowlege comes largely from studies of gravitation...resulting a mystery resembling the cosmic fairy tale that modern scientists call "dark matter."
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Elliptical Galaxies by James Monahan
Galaxies are islands of matter in the Universe...the Milky Way being our own personal hideaway. James Monahan describes some of the different kinds of galaxies around us.
The Extraterrestrials Will Not Call by Ken CharnleyWebsite ©2008 by Jeffrey Caminsky
Aliens from outer space have made for some othe most exciting science fiction stories of all time, but aside from a few true believers in alien abduction, the evidence for them is non-existent. Ken Charnley explores some of the odds against our ever finding them.