Astronomy

Venera 1

Venera 1: A Milestone in Venus Exploration

Introduction Venera 1, a Soviet spacecraft, holds a significant place in the history of space exploration. Launched on February 12, 1961, Venera 1 attempted the first ‘flyby’ of Venus, marking a groundbreaking milestone in our understanding of our neighboring planet. In this article, we will delve into the mission of Venera 1, the challenges it […]

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Captain Bruce McCandless: The Man Who Defied Gravity

Captain Bruce McCandless: The Man Who Defied Gravity

Introduction Captain Bruce McCandless was a pioneer and a true legend in the field of aerospace engineering. His remarkable accomplishments and groundbreaking innovations have left an indelible mark on the history of space exploration. In this article, we will delve into the life and achievements of Captain Bruce McCandless, shedding light on his unparalleled expertise,

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Our Sun

The Sun Test

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Geography of Earth

Geography of Earth

The Geography of Earth is unique in our solar system in that it is predominantly covered by water with the oceans covering 70.1% of the surface and with only 29.1% dry land (this is without taking into account all the lakes and rivers etc).   Land Mass Continents Six continent of the world Seven continents

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The Big Bang Theory

Big Bang Theory

The big bang theory accompanied by inflation theory, is to date, the most accurate explanation for the creation of the universe.   Naming the Big Bang Theory Prediction of the Big Bang The Big Bang from a Singularity Evidence of the Big Bang Theory The Big Bang from a Quantum Fluctuation Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principal What

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The Milky Way

Milky Way Galaxy

The shape of the Milky Way Galaxy is a Barred Spiral Galaxy. Made of hudreds of billions of stars the Diameter of the disk is 100,000 light years with the average thickness is about 2,000 light years. How the Milky Way Galaxy got its Name Early Discoveries of the Milky Way Formation and Destiny of

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