1. KorbenDallas

    International Space Station saga: musical oranges or didgeridoo that gorilla

    This, for sure, is not my favorite topic. Partly because I formed my opinion on our "space programs" long time ago, and partly because any common sense is not really applicable here. Blind faith is what counts. Some things you do not really think about up to a certain point. Today I ran into an...
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    Stars, Galaxies, Planets: how do we know what they are?

    How do we know what we are looking at? How do we know that those are what we are told they are? Do galaxies, stars and planets even exist? (...the words and images sure do...) Here we have two allegedly legit images of some far away galaxies. NASA, Hubble and the hole nine yards of...
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    Hubble Telescope and the Olber's paradox: where is the space dust?

    What do you do when there is something contradicting your theory to the point of invalidating it? I don't know about you, but our science declares it a "PARADOX". A very simple solution to a very complicated problem. Now, everything in this story is official, and that makes it just that more...
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    Outer Space - what is it?

    Space, also known as outer space, is the near-vacuum between celestial bodies. It is where everything (all of the planets, stars, galaxies and other objects) is found. On Earth, space begins at the Kármán line (100 km above sea level). This is where Earth's atmosphere is said to stop and outer...