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Redshift & Blueshift

What causes Redshifts & Blueshifts? And based on what causes them, what are they exactly? We are really getting into the physics of things. These shifts are complicated things to explain, however here goes.   The picture above is a good

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Nebula

A cloud of dust, Hydrogen, Helium and other gases in interstellar space. This basically is a 'Nebula' and if we are talking about more than one, its 'Nebulae' What happens in these giant dust and gas clouds exactly? What happens in

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Space Junk

Like junk that builds up an the Earth, that needs to be trashed, there is also a lot of what we call 'Space Junk' around the Earth in our local space. See below some of the junk in space. Whether

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Space on the big screen – Movies

Movies are great aren’t they? Who doesn’t like watching movies? A really good way of learning more about space and the universe is through movies. So, we are talking about SYFY movies. Have you heard of these? If not, SYFI stands for Science

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Tags : Apollo, black, contact, ET

Science Fiction Programs – TV

Like the movies section, there are also many different and very educational TV shows about space that are as fascinating. TV is also a really good way of learning more about space. Like movies, these TV shows are science fiction.

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Extreme Solar System Weather

Extreme Weather Like extreme weather on Earth, there is extreme weather in different places in the solar system that scientists are aware of, can track and can actually see. Jupiter's Storms The very clear example of extreme weather on a distant planet is

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White Holes

We know there are Black holes. And we think that there might be Worm holes. Now we think that there might be White holes. Yes While holes!   White holes are basically the opposite to Black holes, however while we

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Voyager Program. Voyager 1 & Voyager 2

Have you ever heard about the Voyager program? Well there is Voyager 1 & there is Voyager 2, and they are both spacecraft that were launched together at the same time, with a mission to explore and probe space outside of the solar

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Pale Blue Dot

The Pale Blue Dot is a very famous image that was taken by the Voyager 1 probe. The very famous picture was taken by Voyager 1 when the probe was instructed to turn its camera around at a massive 3.7 billion

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Tags : Blue, Dot, Earth, Jupiter

Light Years

  Light Years...Are they years of light, or light of a year? What are they? What is for certain is that light years are very important in trying to gauge and measure the distance to and from everything that exists in the

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Tags : Earth, Galaxy, Light, Sun