Category: Space

Space

Mars In Our Night Sky

Mars opposition.

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Why hasn’t the sun burned out yet?

This was the most frequently asked question in the 19th century.                                          At the time, Humans understood  only two ways the sun could be generating energy: either it was creating heat and light through gravitational contractions————pulling itself in at the center and emitting energy (in the form of heat that we feel on Earth), therefore getting smaller over time—————or it was literally on fire, like the chemical reaction we see on Earth when we light a match or start a campfire.

Stephen Hawking’s Final Theory

The final theory of Professor Stephen Hawking on the origin of the universe, which he worked on with  Professor Thomas Hertog from KU Leuven in Belgium, has been published in Journal of High Energy Physics suggesting that our universe might be one of many similar ones.   “We […]