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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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We often have questions about what telescope an aspiring amateur astronomer should buy. The "correct" answer can be...
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Hi everyone Use this topic for posts about ongoing/upcoming stargazing events (e.g., comets, eclipses,...
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I'm sure a lot of you have heard of the warp drive theory. I can't seem to find much on the bubble part, though. In...
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Hi I've been meaning to find a correction method for the true location of the sun so when I add the correction to the...
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Well, i just need help in this confusing part of a star's life. First of all, when the sun finishes the H-fuel at...
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If you were to concentrate enough of it in one place, could it generate an antigravity field, similar to the...
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From my rather weak understanding of nuclear fusion in stars, four hydrogen atoms are combined into one helium atom....
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I was thinking, when we see headlines about new galaxy found to be oldest yet, or furthest away.... is it possible...
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Well, i've seen in almost all sites and books that Red Giants are more luminous than the star itself... Particularly,...
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After reading "The Five Ages of the Universe" by Greg Laughlin and Fred Adams, I wondered, if all matter composed of...
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In one of the standard candle methodologies, it is given in my book that by looking at the EM spectrum , we can know...
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If during a solar eclipse the moon tapers one moon diameter, wouldn't a lunar eclipse taper one earth diameter?
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To a close time, i settled my interpretation of expansion of the SUn... When the H=fuel in the core is over, the...
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It is closer to Sun than the distance between Sirius A and B. Yes I know that the Sun wound't expand so much to...
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I'm new to this forum but... Is our universe a Spec or not? I hope it isn't can you guys provide proof? It has...
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Well, I've commented on others' questions on a number of occasions, but something just occurred which has thrown me...
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Hello everyone. I am trying to calculate the focal points of the ellipse traced by a planet in orbit around a star,...
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guys im quite interesting when some people talk about flat geometry universe they also relate this to spatially...
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Forgive me, for i do not have any degrees in physics.:shy: If 1 large object like a planet were to orbit near another...
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Hi! I was just wondering if anyone knows where I can find a software/algorithm that can give me the postion of the...
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I'm doing a summer internship and my supervisor is currently away and uncontactable. He left me details of certain...
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"New results from NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) reveal that the bow shock, widely accepted by...
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We "see" distant objects as they were , sometimes, very, very, long time ago. I assume these images are all in the...
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Quasars are galaxies which are very active at centre pulsars are dense stars.... Since pulsars rotate very fast it...
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Now that other solar systems have been discovered, as well as binary and trinary star systems, is the helio-geocentric...
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If we calculate Birth of Time then T= 0 or T ≠ 0. If Big Bang cause time then should we consider Big Bang time T =...
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Hi all Currently, Voyager 1 is about 120 AU from the Sun. I wonder how big (or small) and bright would the Sun be...
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A comet near the sun whose orbit is________ would never be near the sun again is called what? My options are...
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Hello i got a list already (Which cost me a good amount of money!) But after buying it i analyzed and get that its...
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The frequency of supernovas in our galaxy is about one per century. Has there been a supernova in the Andromeda Galaxy...
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I was just reading up about Halley's Comet in Wikipedia ('s_Comet ), and I came...
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I cant get my dsi pro II to produce a live view image. I either get a black screen or a grey screen with pepper dots....
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Peaks of mountains in Venus are more than that on the Earth Is there any active volcano? Plz tell me about any...
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I have red that as an object approaches a black hole, to an observer the object never appears to pass the event...
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Are they really black? And are they really holes? I'd say they are actually neither. Would I be right?
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I've just seen tonight's episode of "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman", which dealt with empty space and the...
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If proton decay does not occur, will neutron stars just last for eternity unless something collides with them?
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Apparantly this one was missed, at least nothing turned up on a search. Obviously you can speculate all you...
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I've thought about dark matter and I'm wondering if it could possible be made up invisible bouond states of ordinary...
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anyone read this article about latest relevation about dark matter? any thoughts? ...
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I have to preface my questions by saying that I have only a little better than a high school understanding of physics;...
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How strong is the influence of dark matter typically at the periphery (50.000 LY away from the center) for example in...
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