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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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Hellfire requested that I post a list of classic papers that one could use for reference when trying to understand the...
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It seems to me, from my understanding of the Lagrange points, that a binary system with the appropriate mass ratio...
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What are the solar position and velocity vectors used for? A program I'm working with requires them to help construct...
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Hello I have been modeling the rotation curves of galaxies. Can help in calculating the rotation velocity for a thin...
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How far away is the Oort comet cloud? 1000 AU or 10,000 AU? c=10^10 cm/sec. for 10^8 sec/yr., gives 10^18 cm/lyr....
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Hello, I am doing a very brief presentation for school on gravitational radiation and wanted to include a figure...
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Hi. A friend of mine, knowing about a probe (actually, 2) going out from the solar system, asked to me if we can...
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With so much hype going around as to Betelgeuse turning into a supernovae in 2012, wonder whether it is possible to...
Nov25-11 02:59 PM
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Hi there, I need to know why a singularity in astrophysics is called a singularity. I have a general idea about what...
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My question is : if two stars have the same luminosity and temperature, do they have to be at the same mass and size?
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Hi To test the fitness of a certain model to some observational data I use ki_squared goodness of fit test. As you...
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please help me to solve this problem: Mars has a mean density less than the mean density of the Earth's mantle. How...
Nov23-11 07:04 PM
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When a massive star dies, you either get a neutron star, or a black hole. From my lecture, neutron star are...
Nov23-11 02:22 AM
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So I was watching this: which talks about the winding paradox of spiral...
Nov22-11 10:12 PM
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And directly related to that: How can we be sure of the speed of light? I've been searching for a good answer as to...
Nov22-11 05:30 PM
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Hi, This is more complicated the more I consider all the variables. Klein defines a mineral as: A mineral is...
Nov22-11 03:16 AM
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Can anyone tell me that how many dimensions are there in a black hole and which are the dimension
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At a distance of 2-4 AUs, (in the asteroid belt), would you be able to stare directly at the sun? What about the rest...
Nov21-11 11:24 PM
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hi experts i know stellar evolution but how planet like earth is formed and how it has heavy elements does it is the...
Nov21-11 10:32 PM
Said Harbieh
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Recently, I have read a old book with an article about two kids arguing the problem of Sun. One day, Confucius...
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Raul Lai
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Neutron stars are thought to be rotating in a way that their beems are seen as the pulses. The beems are not aligned...
Nov21-11 11:32 AM
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How much do we know about the singularity? It's properties, size, weight? I understand it contained all the matter...
Nov21-11 07:32 AM
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Question: Why does the Sun and all of the planets except Mercury rotate in the same direction?
Nov21-11 07:22 AM
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There aren't any electrons on a neutron star right? They all get squooshed into the protons to make the neutrons. Am I...
Nov21-11 06:46 AM
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Extra Giant Planet May Have Dwelled in Our Solar System...
Nov20-11 11:06 AM
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Just like the title says - with the meteor passing close by the Earth, gravity should alter the meteor's course. So...
Nov19-11 04:41 PM
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In the following web page with imbedded video, play and stop the video at the 30 second mark (the video is about 1/3...
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what are the consequences of earth if our sun had somehow disappeared? can someone prove how long daylight on earth...
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Hi, I have a conceptual and mathematical question about gases in stars. The information we have from stars is due...
Nov16-11 11:28 AM
Ken G
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There are a number of moons that seem to excite astrobiologists. Europa, Titan and Enceledus spring to mind. Are...
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Can anyone tell me the basics of Quasar? Note: Means that how it is created when there is only one dimension exists...
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Can anyone direct me to some instructions that will tell me how I might be able to spot it? I know it may be difficult...
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Can a variable star become a non variable one? Or viceversa, can a non variable, as it is (almost) the sun, become...
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Hi, I recently stumbled upon this picture and I've absolutely loved it: ...
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On 11th December 1972, almost 40 years ago, man set foot on the moon for the last time. The Apollo 17 mission...
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so planets orbit around a star and satellites orbit around a planet, is there any physical limitations that disallow...
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Hi I read in a paper that the enrgy saving in taking a payload to geostaionary orbit with a space elevator is...
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I would like to know how many stars are within 150 light years of Earth. There must be a website somewhere that has...
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Have you ever experienced the wonder of the night sky? If yes, then you know that the universe has so much to offer...
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Briefly into the big bang, matter anti-matter annihilation which lead to an excess of matter that is what is our...
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