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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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marcus
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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...
Nov28-12 01:12 AM
stargazer3
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I have a few questions regarding these phenomena. 1. I don't quite understand what is going on in the picture. ...
Jun7-12 05:59 PM
tiny-tim
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Given a planet of the same (relative) density as Earth, and a G-force on said planet of 1.916G, what is the procedure...
Jun11-12 02:33 PM
rdanner3
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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...
Jun12-12 11:57 AM
hipparchos
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I have lost some very valuable information about a company which was building economical/affordable...
Jun10-12 07:56 PM
HallsofIvy
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So, IIRC, the big deal about dark energy is that the universe appears to be expanding. How do we know the universe is...
Jun11-12 05:39 AM
phinds
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Assuming that black holes do in fact evaporate via Hawking Radiation, how can an infalling observer ever get inside...
Jun11-12 03:04 PM
PAllen
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Dear Physics/Astronomy Forum Folks: I have been recently reading, studying about an interesting feature of the...
Jun8-12 04:03 PM
hipparchos
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Is it possible to calculate the historical whereabouts of the asteroid belt, as it seems to be moving ever outward due...
Jun12-12 12:47 PM
hipparchos
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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...
Jun17-12 02:55 AM
qraal
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Hi everyone! Earlier today I was viewing the Venus transit with the astronomy club at my university and I decided to...
Jun8-12 11:02 PM
davenn
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photos here: next time, 2117...YOU won't be here to see it then!! ...
Jun8-12 07:58 AM
Infinitum
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So, if my understanding of GRBs is correct, they are a collimated jet of material that produces a lot of gamma rays. ...
Jun8-12 11:28 PM
Chronos
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I'm trying to determine the length of time Pluto spends above/below the ecliptic. I've got these figures: ...
Jun9-12 11:22 AM
Janus
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Well, this topic is driving me crazy so any answers or replies should preferably be detailed and in an easy way.. My...
Jun7-12 06:41 PM
Drakkith
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hey every one! according to what i've read white hole are assumed (in some theories) to be the 'exits' on the other...
Jun9-12 09:58 AM
mimethic
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When we measure the angle that certain object subtends in the night sky, why do we commonly use angular size instead...
Jun7-12 04:17 PM
mathman
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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...
Jun12-12 07:49 PM
iced199
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For a hypothetical system of a Sun and Earth (other planets absent), how can I compute analytically (or where can I...
Jun7-12 06:54 PM
nikolafmf
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This topic is quite confusing.. In the first place, how can we classify for example all O class stars would be having...
Jun8-12 03:48 PM
hipparchos
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My simple question is how are panatery nebula formed.. Al what i know is that after helium fusion is over, some...
Jun8-12 01:57 AM
manojr
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I'm just reading a book and it says: '' Humans are too small to be affected noticeably by the tides. The earth has...
Jun8-12 09:14 AM
mynameistessa
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Would it be possible to measure the radial velocity of stars with large exoplanets using amateur equipment?
Jun8-12 03:33 PM
hipparchos
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hi i am looking at uni courses and i a a bit confused between the differences between; astrophysics, astronomy,...
Jun8-12 12:45 PM
twofish-quant
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Why are all stars not the same size? Given that the nuclear fusion within a star begins when the pressure/temperature...
Jun14-12 09:25 PM
Chronos
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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...
Jun14-12 10:55 AM
Simon Bridge
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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...
Jun12-12 11:51 AM
DrStupid
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hi, 1- if the universe total energy is zero, is this mean that the universe can come from (zero energy + zero...
Jun9-12 12:57 PM
Naty1
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Hi, I'm having some trouble reading in some data from a FITS file. The FITS file has visibility data for 256...
Jun11-12 08:27 AM
1ytrewq
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It has been observed that the earth's rotational period to be roughly 23 hours and 56 minutes.But the clocks we use...
Jun11-12 08:44 AM
Vladimirr
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I know their is a theoretical answere to this or else the theory would have no traction... If a black hole emits a...
Jun12-12 12:02 PM
phinds
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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...
Jun15-12 11:34 PM
IsometricPion
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If you were to concentrate enough of it in one place, could it generate an antigravity field, similar to the...
Jun12-12 07:59 PM
Pengwuino
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From my rather weak understanding of nuclear fusion in stars, four hydrogen atoms are combined into one helium atom....
Jun13-12 05:10 PM
mfb
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The equation for cosmological redshift where z << 1 is is commonly given as z = λobs / λemit -1 What is the...
Jun14-12 07:53 AM
phyzguy
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Hello all. My first post here (and most possibly last! Not a braniac here). I was talking with a friend about space...
Jun14-12 12:11 AM
Ken G
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I'm hoping that some kind astronomer or astrophysicist here can tell me which physics law, or laws, (if any) mandate...
Jun15-12 11:19 AM
Paulibus
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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,...
Jun15-12 07:13 PM
qraal
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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...
Jun16-12 01:37 AM
Chronos
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Usual supernova 6 billion times brighter then ancestor star. Pair-instability supernova 100 times brighter then...
Jun17-12 12:36 AM
Dinar
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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...
Jun17-12 02:35 AM
qraal
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