Our World: Arecibo - The Largest Radio Telescope on Earth
On our NASA site at: https://nasaeclips.arc.nasa.gov/playlists/ourworld?v=our-world-arecibo-the-largest-radio-telescope-on-earthLearn about radio waves, a sp...
A Few Interesting Facts About Ol’ Pluto
I didn’t know that. I also checked out the source for that info and found out some other cool things about the demoted dwarf planet: – The name Pluto was originally suggested by an 11-year-old schoolgirl in Oxford, England. – No spacecraft has ever visited Pluto, though one is due to reach there in 2015. […]
What Happens When Water Freezes in a Box So Strong It Can’t Expand?
Some readers may recall a science class in which an excitable teacher walked to the front of the class to show off a small, cracked steel container, seemingly damaged by an incredibly powerful, but tiny force; only for said teacher to reveal that the damage had been done by nothing more than water. However, what would happen if you put the water in a container it couldn't break out of and then froze it?
Shifting Poles Theory
The Theory of Crustal Displacement or... What is the Pole Shift Theory? The Pole shift hypothesis is not to be confused with geomagnetic reversal, the periodic reversal of the Earth's magnetic field (effectively switching the north and south magnetic poles). Geomagnetic reversal has more acceptance in the scientific community than pole shift hypotheses. The Pole shift hypothesis is almost always discussed in the context of Earth, but other bodies in the Solar System may have experienced…