Category Archives: astrophysics

How Your Measuring Tool Was Made Makes A Difference In Cosmology

Last week I wrote about a dawning realization in Cosmology that White Dwarf stars may be older than previously thought. There are likely implications for how this might affect predicted values of distance and age of the regions they live … Continue reading

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Big News On Dwarf Stars Rejigs Stellar Clocks

Stars like our Sun get old and become Red Giants. Then they get older and eventually Shed Their Skins (outer layers) leaving behind a remnant which we call a White Dwarf. White dwarf stars are some of the oldest stellar … Continue reading

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Panspermia Gets Another Boost

Panspermia gets another boost. For those who don’t know panspermia is the theory that life may not have started here on earth. It might have come on comets or meteoric dust particles that drift into the earth’s gravity well and … Continue reading

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Spacecraft Earth Has Another Shield

It would appear that Spaceship Earth has one more Shield against assault from space that we were not aware of. We’ve known for 60 years about the Van Allen Radiation belt. And the Ozone layer. These protective layers absord and … Continue reading

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Did you know that the surface of the moon on the side we do not see is actually different from the side we can see? When you look up and see the ‘man in the moon’ you are actually looking … Continue reading

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