Space exploration is the next step for mankind. But if we really want to send a probe or even humans out into the cosmos we are going to have to design a craft capable of near light speed velocity.
This article provides a biography of Arthur C. Clarke and suggests that he was the greatest science fiction writer of his time. Highlighted in the story are synopses of some of his greatest novels.
A nebula is a conglomeration of gases and dust in outer space. It is in nebulae that stars are born, and stars die. With the advent of large telescopes we have a better idea of these wondrous clouds that can be found light-years away from Earth. View images and video of these magnificent creations.
Fascinating and interesting facts about galaxies. NASA. Elliptical, Spiral Irregular Shaped Galaxies. Galaxy definition. Types of Galaxies.
Want to have your mind blown as you're falling asleep? Consider the cyclic model of the universe, in which everything is annihilated periodically, only to be created once again anew.
In this article I attempt to answer the question about Where Earth is in the Universe. We go back into the past of the Universe to discover how the Universe began and we move outward from our own Solar System into the great beyond. To the edges of our existence and back again we will learn where we...
What the heck is the Higgs boson, and what's the Higgs field? This will be a lot easier to understand than you might think, and at the very least, you'll be able to sleep easier!
Despite many people assuming it to be just conspiracy theory, there may actually be an abundant amount of evidence which suggests that alien life and extraterrestrial intelligence really exists.
Astronomers now tell us that planets not associated with any star roam in interstellar space. They also say that there are 100,000 times more rogue planets that there are stars in the galaxy. Hints such as MACHOS at the galactic fringe and microlensing of stars betray their existance.
Gazing out in wonder at the immensity of the universe, or peering within at the scale of the atomic particles, it's important to note that it's almost all empty space.