The US government, USAF staff & Ufologists paint Area 51 in several layers of truth. I've spoken to Project Blue Book in the past, but learned recently about "inactive" USAF bases at Area 51...
Solar system projects are cool for any age, especially using these three fun art applications. Impress your friends and family with an out-of-this-world mini clay model; some stellar paper mache planets; and a decorative yarn ball solar system that sparkles.
Despite a healthy dose of skepticism this just won't go away. There are many who are convinced that there are aliens on the moon. Where is the evidence? Is there really an alien moon base? Let's see..
The suit worn by Project Gemini astronauts was America's first true "space suit". The Project Mercury suit had been designed only to provide protection in the event of accidental cabin depressurization (which fortunately never occurred). The Gemini...
Now a commonly-accepted object, black holes were for centuries a hypothetical singularity. So how did we discover the first one?
Building one's own medicine wheel is one of the best ways to become familiar with the earth - sky relationship. To build an effective medicine wheel, one needs a flat and isolated stretch of ground in which to begin mapping out important transits of the sun, moon and stars over the years. This...
This article provides general information about the Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society, particularly regarding its monthly star parties. The story also offers a short story about a UFO sighting at one of those star parties during the summer of 2001.
Tidal Movements are influenced by both the Sun and the Moon but the Moon has by far the greater effect on our tides. These tides which occur twice daily rely on the rotational harmony between these two celestial bodies as well as the merging of their gravitational forces.
In 1963, on June 16 - 19, one woman made space history in a number of ways. Today, she is active in politics and an official Hero of Russia and several other countries. She is also a top engineer.
Top 10 Best Hubble Telescope Pictures - A gallery of the most beautiful images from the Hubble Space Telescope, with interesting facts about each picture.