Who has the best Space program?
Study Space / October 22, 2017

Who has the best Space program?

Russia and China are increasingly pursuing the ability to attack America’s space-based assets, but is there anything the Pentagon can do to thwart Beijing and Moscow’s ambitions? While it is sometimes treated as an afterthought here on earth, space-based capabilities like GPS, communications and reconnaissance satellites are the sinews that hold the U.S. military…

Top Physics Colleges in India
Colleges / October 19, 2017

Top Physics Colleges in India

“Best” is pretty subjective. One means to determine the “best” could be to look up college rankings. But there is a problem with this as well. Because colleges are typically ranked for their degree programs (like Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science etc.), but not for specific courses. You could for instance look up QS: I also found this list of top quantum physics…

Information About Space exploration
About Space / October 16, 2017

Information About Space exploration

Into Orbit Humans have dreamed about spaceflight since antiquity. The Chinese used rockets for ceremonial and military purposes centuries ago, but only in the latter half of the 20th century were rockets developed that were powerful enough to overcome the force of gravity to reach orbital velocities that could open space to human exploration. As often happens in science…

Best books About Space exploration
About Space / October 13, 2017

Best books About Space exploration

The space shuttle Endeavour glides back to Earth on Jan. 20, 1996, after nine days in space on the STS-72 mission. The orbiter is about to touch down on Runway 15 at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Credit: NASA Only a select few have experienced spaceflight first-hand, but a good book can show you T-0 through an…

Where to study Astronomy in South Africa?
Astronomy / October 10, 2017

Where to study Astronomy in South Africa?

Astronomers are scientists who study the origins, evolution, physical and chemical nature of objects beyond the earth’s atmosphere. Astronomers work to increase our under-standing of how the universe began, how it has evolved and how it will evolve. They study how interstellar dust, gas clouds, planets, stars, galaxies and clusters of galaxies came to exist and how…

Reasons to explore space
Space Exploration / October 7, 2017

Reasons to explore space

Scientist-Astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt, Apollo 17. (NASA) I am convinced that if NASA were to disappear tomorrow, if we never put up another Hubble Space Telescope, never put another human being in space, people in this country would be profoundly distraught. Americans would feel that we had lost something that matters, that our best days were behind us, and they…

Astronomy Tutorials
Astronomy / October 4, 2017

Astronomy Tutorials

Buying your first telescope is probably going to be your most difficult decision as an amateur astronomer. This tutorial gives a quick run down of the basic types of telescope and their strengths and weaknesses. With so many stars in the sky, how can we locate a star, find it again, or tell other people where it is located? This article presents several coordinate…

Astronomy as a Science
Astronomy / October 1, 2017

Astronomy as a Science

Science is a way of thinking about the universe. It allows us to solve many different types of problem. The word science is derived from the Latin root scire: to know. Science is successful in part because it employs a set of rules which govern how scientists think about problems and how they should formulate ideas. You may have heard of this set of rules, it is the…

UCSC Masters programs
Study Space / September 28, 2017

UCSC Masters programs

The Ocean Sciences Department offers both Master of Science and Doctorate degree programs. The graduate programs in ocean sciences are designed to prepare students for careers in research, teaching, and other environmentally related endeavors. The fundamental requirement for admission to the program is substantial evidence of superior scholarship and aptitude for…

Go Kingston study Space
Study Space / September 25, 2017

Go Kingston study Space

Your corporate workspace on the go. Kingston s DataTraveler® Workspace is certified by Microsoft® for use with Windows To Go, a key feature of Windows® 8 Enterprise. Windows To Go is a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 workspace on a specially configured, bootable USB drive. It allows IT administrators to easily support such work styles as bring your own PC,mobile…

Good things About Space exploration
About Space / September 22, 2017

Good things About Space exploration

Space exploration has helped reveal the wonders of the universe as well as given humanity some of its greatest achievements, such as walking on the moon. However, some people argue that the negatives outweigh the positives when considering the high costs and potential loss of human life. Cost One of the biggest criticisms against space exploration is the cost. According…

Astronomy salary
Astronomy / September 19, 2017

Astronomy salary

Yesterday, this article appeared on CNN.com about five jobs that have surprising salaries. The article stated the following surprising facts: Surprising salary: $95, 740. Though maybe it shouldn t be all that surprising considering a doctorate is the standard level of education and there are only 1, 700 astronomers in the U.S. This article quickly made the rounds…

Helpful Online Tools for Young Astronomers
Schools / September 16, 2017

Helpful Online Tools for Young Astronomers

There are so many of us fascinated by the night sky. Nevertheless, it is hard to enjoy its beauty from your backyard. It will be difficult for you to identify planets, stars, and clusters, especially if you are a beginner. But we have a solution for you. With modern online tools for astronomy, sometimes you do not even need a telescope to see the magic of a night…

Reasons to continue space exploration
Space Exploration / September 14, 2017

Reasons to continue space exploration

From the thermal space blanket, used today by marathon runners at the end of races, to the portable vacuum cleaners we now have in our homes, space research has bequeathed surprising and pleasing innovations that we non-astronauts use every day. 4) It inspires younger generations You could either ask a child, ‘Would you like to become an aeronautical engineer whose…

Stargazers Astronomy
Astronomy / September 11, 2017

Stargazers Astronomy

Conditions Young children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Not suitable for children under 5 years of age. The observatory and office contain equipment that is both delicate and expensive. Adults are responsible for the behaviour of their children and all breakages must be paid for. No smoking anywhere on site as we are located in a high fire risk bush…