Cosmic Calendar. The Cosmic Calendar is a method to visualize the vast history of the universe in which its 13.8 billion year lifetime is condensed down into a single year.
In this visualization, the Big Bang took place at the beginning of January 1 at midnight, and the current moment is mapped onto the end of December 31 at midnight. At this scale, there are 438 years per second, 1.58 million years per hour, and 37.8 million years per day. This concept was popularized by Carl Sagan in his book The Dragons of Eden and on his television series Cosmos. (In the 2014 sequel series, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, host Neil deGrasse Tyson presents the same concept of a Cosmic Calendar, but using the revised age of the universe of 13.8 billion years as an improvement on Sagan's 1980 figure of 15 billion years.) The Cosmic Year The 13.8 billion year history of the universe mapped onto a single year, as popularized by Carl Sagan.
Big Bang Evolution of life on Earth Human evolution "Could Contain Rich Physics and Potentially Complex Behavior" This is an approximately real-color image above from the Hubble Space Telescope, of galaxy cluster Abell 3827.
The galaxy cluster is made of hundreds of yellowish galaxies. At its core, four giant galaxies are smashing into each other. As the topmost of the four galaxies fell in, it left its dark matter trailing behind. The dark matter is invisible in this image, but its position is revealed by tell-tale gravitational lensing of an unrelated spiral galaxy behind the cluster, whose distorted image is seen as a blue arc. Trailing dark matter is predicted by theories in which dark matter is not perfectly dark, but feels more of the fundamental forces than just gravity. This video using images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the rich galaxy cluster Abell 3827. Writing in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society today (Wednesday, April 15, 2015), the researchers said one dark matter clump appeared to be lagging behind the galaxy it surrounds.
Announces Results of Epic Space-Time Experiment. NASA Announces Results of Epic Space-Time Experiment May 4, 2011: Einstein was right again.
There is a space-time vortex around Earth, and its shape precisely matches the predictions of Einstein's theory of gravity. Researchers confirmed these points at a press conference today at NASA headquarters where they announced the long-awaited results of Gravity Probe B (GP-B). "The space-time around Earth appears to be distorted just as general relativity predicts," says Stanford University physicist Francis Everitt, principal investigator of the Gravity Probe B mission.
"This is an epic result," adds Clifford Will of Washington University in St. Time and space, according to Einstein's theories of relativity, are woven together, forming a four-dimensional fabric called "space-time. " If Earth were stationary, that would be the end of the story. TheUniverse.
Cosmic Ether-Drift and Dynamic Energy in Space. Cosmic Ether-Drift and Dynamic Energy in Space Bibliography and Resources If you are interested reviewing the original experimental publications on measuring the cosmic ether of space, or the ether-drift (or ether-wind as it is sometimes called), or methods for measuring the speed of light, then you have come to the right place.
If you undertake an internet or library search on this topic, you will find many more statements and articles critical of this older theory than supportive of it. However, as shown in the papers gathered here, a dispassionate and honest review of the scientific literature clearly indicates that many, if not most, of the ether-drift experiments have yielded very clear positive results! Have fun, and Happy Ether-Drifting! James DeMeo, Ph.D. Articles on Ether-Drift Experiments, Organized Chronologically Many or Most Show Positive Results Download web links provided where known (please inform us if you know of other sources): * 1818: A. . * 1845: George G.
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