ASTR 1230, Whittle [Fall 2009]. Lecture Notes. Last modified September 2008 by rwo Text copyright © 1998-2008 Robert W. O'Connell. All rights reserved. Opening fisheye lens picture of comet Hale-Bopp and night sky from Ujue, Spain, April 1997, copyright © J. C. NASA - Methane engine test fire
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Here, a fish-eye lens attached to an electronic still camera was used to capture this image of NASA astronaut Michael Fincke (top center) during the mission’s fourth session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as construction and maintenance continued on the International Space Station. Photo #1 by NASA A bright sun, a portion of the International Space Station and Earth’s horizon are featured in this image photographed by a spacewalker during the STS-134 mission. Photo #2 by NASA May 27, last day for Endeavour spacewalkers, NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff continued to work on the International Space Station. May 27: A portion of the International Space Station and the docked space shuttle Endeavour is featured in this image photographed by a spacewalker, using a fish-eye lens attached to an electronic still camera, during the STS-134 mission’s fourth session of extravehicular activity (EVA).
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MilkyWayObservers_tafreshi1100.jpg (JPEG Image, 1103x600 pixels) Most Amazing Time Lapse Video of Milky Way Ever Made. Seriously. Heavy Boots. Editorial note: I received this as an email from a friend who got it from a friend who ...
I do not know who the original author is, but I do believe this to be true. Who could possibly make it up? Heavy Boots About 6-7 years ago, I was in a philosophy class at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (good science/engineering school) and the teaching assistant was explaining Descartes. He was trying to show how things don't always happen the way we think they will and explained that, while a pen always falls when you drop it on Earth, it would just float away if you let go of it on the Moon. My jaw dropped a little. "No it wouldn't. " the TA explained calmly, "because you're too far away from the Earth's gravity. " I countered, "why didn't they float away? " "Because they were wearing heavy boots. " he responded, as if this made perfect sense (remember, this is a Philosophy TA who's had plenty of logic classes).
As we left the room, my friend Mark was raging. 1. 2. 13. 25. 3D Space Scene HD Wallpapers. Module E : Space Science : Life's Little Mysteries - A Daily Investigation of the World Around You. Shuttle-Endeavour-sts130-nuit.jpg from laboiteverte.fr. Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky. Orrery_2006.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) Space143-gemini-lagoon-nebula_35320_600x450.jpg (JPEG Image, 600x371 pixels) 2011 May 7 - Dawn of the Planets. Discover the cosmos!
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2011 May 7 Dawn of the Planets Image Credit & Copyright: Luis Argerich Explanation: This month, four of the five naked-eyeplanets gather along the eastern horizon near dawn. The celestial grouping is seen here just before sunrise on May 5, from a beach near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tomorrow's picture: inhuman shadow. Is the Universe a Holographic Reality? The Universe as a Hologram by Michael Talbot Does Objective Reality Exist, or is the Universe a Phantasm?
In 1982 a remarkable event took place. At the University of Paris a research team led by physicist Alain Aspect performed what may turn out to be one of the most important experiments of the 20th century. You did not hear about it on the evening news.