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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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Would it seem reasonable that so-called ‘hot jupiters’ are in resonance i.e. have a stable orbit? If one utilized our...
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Is mass, angular momentum, and charge sufficient for black hole characterization? Or is also entropy, and hence...
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Would it seem reasonable that so-called ‘hot jupiters’ are in resonance i.e. have a stable orbit? If one utilized our...
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Hipparcus indicates that our supposed closest star alpha centuari is 742 marcs parallax, which corresponds to about...
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Jet propelled Black Holes by ion engine? Might asymmetry of jets for BH, together with Newton’s Third Law, result in...
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How far away can the oxygen signature in our atmosphere be detected? Indicative of photosynthesis. How far away can...
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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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Hi all, I am nearing the start of my final year at university and part of that year is a large research project on...
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Hi all, For my second year project at university, I have collected and analysed 21cm data of the Milky Way (MW). I...
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Hello everybody, I'm trying to know, in a keplerian orbit, how to calculate the area of a swaped area; since the...
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if u were at the center of a black hole which way would the gravity pull u. if it pulled u at all. what do u guys...
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if light cannot escape a black hole then how do they emit stuff called hawking radiation.
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Assuming that none of the energy in the universe was being converted into mass and vice versa , could the mass...
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Lets say i had a black hole out in space , and then i had another black hole made out of anti-matter , and they came...
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If a current loop does not radiate EM waves, then why does a pulsar? If the charge is evenly spread through the...
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I'm trying to estimate the ratio of the flux of sunlight to moonlight (at full moon). What I'm interested in is if I'm...
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Does all (i.e. 100%) of the energy generated in the Sun's core via nuclear fusion eventually escape out into space (as...
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Hi, Recently started with astronomy with a basic 5 inch reflector, not motorised but interesting initial...
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hey folks, i was wondering if anyone could give me help on a wee problem i have. using a distance of a star of...
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hey, thought i would throw this problem out there.... if you have the luminosity of a red supergiant 400,000...
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Hi guys, i'm not sure if this topic fits here, but can anyone tell me about the origin of planets? Like how is our...
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Hi guys, me again, with two questions. Just saw a documentation about supernova, when supernova happens, a huge amount...
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there was a singularity, what made it expand i so confused
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Is there are 1:1 ratio of matter and energy in the universe?
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i met a brilliant scientist about a year ago he invented one very very important item that saved millions of lives ...
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do most astronomers agree that there should have been a supernova visible from earth during this period but it wasnt...
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it is such a wierd object mysterious almost spiritual
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Would appreciate any comments
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I'm still trying to locate a particular pulsar which had (in 1972) the original designation CP1133. :confused: ...
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Hello, I'm a third year engineering physics student, and my team and I are trying to model how the rotation (V(r))...
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Hello all, I've written a very simple nbody solver in c. Basically, I just went through an array of particles and...
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http://www.crepinc.com/projects/nbody/nbody.wmv That's the output of my home-made NBody solver. I'm wondering if it...
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All the news and video reports said the Chelyabinsk meteor "exploded" but is that strictly accurate? To explode,...
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