Tag: #universe

SPACE TRAVEL: HOW CLOSE ARE WE TO TRAVELING

“When will we go?” through space and time There will come a day where we as a species will be able to just casually travel to space. Sounds far-fetched now, but in the future the opportunity could open up. Entrepreneur Elon Musk shot a…

THE BIG COLLIDE: WHEN WILL THE NEXT ASTEROID HIT

“When it hits, that’s it.” The Destruction¬† The video below is of an asteroid hitting Earth and the possible destruction. Asteroids are left over rocks from the beginning of the solar system some 4.6 billion years ago. There is an asteroid belt that is…

LIGHT-NING SPEED: HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE BEFORE WE BREAK THE SPEED OF LIGHT

“We will get there, but how long will it take?” QUANTIFYING IT The speed of light measures how fast light travels over a certain amount of miles, kilometers, even feet per second, hour, etc. For example, the time it takes for the light to…

MISSION CONTROL: HOW LONG BEFORE WE HAVE A FULLY FUNCTIONAL STATION ON THE MOON

“Learning about space from space.” OUT OF THIS WORLD Our planet Earth is one amazing planet to live on. It is the only place that is at least within our ability to travel, able to sustain a diversity of life. Everything from bacteria to…

PHONE HOME: ARE WE REALLY ALONE IN THE UNIVERSE

“To think we’re alone is just plain impossible.” The United States government recently released a video that shows fighter jet pilots chasing what appeared to be a UFO. This was footage held on to for years before it was released late last week. Now…

INFINITE NOTHINGNESS: COULD THERE HAVE ACTUALLY BEEN A TIME WITHOUT ANYTHING

“Before our universe was nothing which is something.” Before the beginning of our universe, there was supposed to be infinite nothing. But if you look into the definition of nothing, the definition of nothing is the absence of something. Yet as people, the only…

GONE AND FORGOTTEN: WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF ALL PEOPLE VANISHED FROM EARTH?

“What if we weren’t around?” I sometimes think about what life would be like if people disappeared from Earth. My intrigue sparked when I first saw the television show on the Discovery Channel Life After People. It was a one hour show that would…