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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...
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stargazer3
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I finally broke down and looked at the the thread "Proof of the cause of Gravity" and thought that I might present a...
Nov28-03 03:24 PM
Sniper__1
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Researchs show that our universe is expanding very fast. But I have also read that galaxies are racing ahead at great...
Nov25-03 03:57 AM
ranyart
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i have had setti runninig for about six months, i suppose there is always a chance no matter how slim. the thing is...
Nov22-03 04:48 AM
Nereid
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I was wondering about stars, and if anyone can answer part or one of these questoins (though answer more if you really...
Nov19-03 08:19 AM
Adrian Baker
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how do planetary rings form? how do they move? what are some theories?
Nov19-03 08:35 PM
Nereid
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Hello there everyone... Lately i've been working on the idea to build my own telescope... now as the reflector...
Nov21-03 04:00 PM
Labguy
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I have read two contraditory explanations of why the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics would prohibit an oscillating universe...
Nov25-03 03:42 PM
Ambitwistor
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It's embarassing to have to ask this, but I have never seen this issue discussed. Is there an upper limit on the...
Nov19-03 08:08 PM
Nereid
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I can understand that given a star's mass, composition, age, temperature, etc. it could be relatively straightforward...
Nov21-03 08:11 AM
Labguy
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How does this work exactly? Where does my analysis go wrong? I know it is used to speed satellites up, but its name...
Nov19-03 09:00 PM
Nereid
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http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0203466 We present new spectroscopic observations of an old case of anomalous...
Nov28-03 03:58 AM
wolram
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As most of you will recall, there was considerable public outcry when the Cassini probe was launched with its nuclear...
Nov17-03 07:01 PM
neutroncount
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I have some trouble seeing these two things. Lets say the big bang did happen, and the universe is expanding... ie all...
Nov27-03 01:51 PM
meteor
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Question When astronomers find a new star, say 15 billion light years away, why do they immediately relate that...
Nov18-03 11:49 AM
Phobos
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some HW question.Thanks for your help... 1)decribe the DIFFERENCE between the FINAL states of the universe a)if...
Nov19-03 05:55 AM
jcsd
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Hello everyone. The Leonid Meteor shower is tonight for those people near the Atlantic coast of the United States. For...
Nov18-03 02:57 PM
Nebula
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With all that happened to Galileo on its mission to Jupiter, it becomes difficult not to personify it as The Little...
Nov20-03 11:36 AM
Phobos
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Incase you are unenlightened, the Nov 03 National Geographic has a lovely little description of the impending...
Nov20-03 02:06 PM
Labguy
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Hi everyone, I have been reading these posts and it seems that I may need a bigger scope. I have access to a...
Nov24-03 03:51 AM
cepheid
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As light travels at X km/h (pretty fast), and Earth is 155,000,000km away from the Sun, How much would the Earth have...
Nov19-03 10:45 AM
Ambitwistor
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How does a Big Bang occur at every point in space. It is easy to comprehend something exploding at a point and sending...
Nov20-03 03:49 PM
Nibles
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If a black hole sucks everything into it that is near it, but at the same time has an event horizon, then everything...
Nov24-03 09:35 AM
chroot
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http://www.ucolick.org/general/pressrelease/99/99-11-29.html The orbits of the new planets, like those of most of...
Nov24-03 05:28 AM
Nereid
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Why is it easier to measure overall structure of Andromeda Galaxy than to measure Milky Way Galaxy?
Nov21-03 10:50 AM
Labguy
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Following a thread that was started a while back about the universe, ive just been thinking. If the universe is...
Nov21-03 10:27 AM
Phobos
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http://www.google.com/search?q=baez+redshift&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&start=40&sa=N June 1, 2003 This Week's...
Nov21-03 06:54 AM
wolram
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Sorry if you think that this is the most stupid question around, but i think its the most obvious! What is actually...
Nov24-03 11:33 AM
Eh
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CMB anisotropies are deviations of the temperature of the black body emission mainly (but not only) by photons, which...
Nov26-03 11:56 PM
Nommos Prime (Dogon)
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Gravitational waves generated during inflation should produce a special component in linear polarization in the CMB....
Nov22-03 04:10 PM
Ambitwistor
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Hi all, the Ptolemaic geocentric system was accepted for ~2000 years before Galilei discovered (by telescope) that...
Nov25-03 01:40 PM
arcnets
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I got up this morning, and decided I was going to try to calculate this. So here is what I asked. Given 2...
Nov24-03 09:20 AM
Ambitwistor
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Hey, There are some really good lectures on physics at Birmingham University, and i've been to a few. This...
Nov24-03 01:30 PM
jcsd
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i found this page of major observatories,if anyone is interested just follow the links, there is a fantastic amount...
Nov25-03 02:57 PM
BoulderHead
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As far as I know (and I may be horribly wrong), aside from the maneuvering that occurs during takeoff and landing,...
Nov28-03 06:02 PM
jimmy p
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Something I've thought about before but never asked anybody...The existence of short-period comets is a problem if one...
Nov27-03 02:04 PM
Nereid
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http://www.planetary.org/action/president_letter.html
Nov26-03 08:49 PM
Nommos Prime (Dogon)
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I want to pursue for a Ph.D in these area.
Nov27-03 09:54 PM
Ambitwistor
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Hi, What is the orientation of the ecliptic plane of our solar system in relation to the plane of the galaxy? ...
Nov28-03 01:24 PM
Labguy
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I am currently writing a thesis on the matter of differentiating the mechanics that directly associate the quantum...
Nov28-03 04:46 PM
mathman
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which one is easier and applicable. I think back to the past will be certainly very expensive. because after going...
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Erdem
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