Category Archives: Universe / Cosmology

Where Did Humans Come From? (The Fourth Alternative)

There is a long-lasting battle raging in America between the Christian right and scientists as to the origins of man. Some Christians take the Bible story of Genesis literally. They…

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Where Were We Before We Forgot?

  Where were we before we forgot? Nestled deep inside the womb of our cosmic mother, no doubt. It was safe there, but we had to leave or she would…

Anatomy of a Solar Storm

By Rena Marie Pacella – May 2007 The worst solar-storm season in half a century starts this year. These fiery explosions—which unleash as much energy as a billion hydrogen bombs-could,…

Eternity and the Speed of Light

When I was a lot younger, I wondered if I could ever come up with an idea that no one had ever thought of before. It was part of a…

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

Astronomers have found a truly amazing star, it’s a diamond 1500 kilometers wide that rotates and pulses like a celestial gong. In the past it was thought that once stars…