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Are There Aliens Around Us?

Have you ever imagined that maybe there are other kind of life forms that living around you every moment but only you are unable to perceive them? The nature has shaped all life on Earth in its distinct way. It offers us vision, olfactory, tactility and so on. However, there might be other kind of … Continue reading Are There Aliens Around Us? Continue reading Continue reading

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Are Aliens Kind or Brutal?

British famous physicist Steven Hawking made an announcement in 2010 that it is not wise to seek for extraterrestrial intelligent life spontaneously. Already described in many science fictions that aliens with high technology have used up their own native planet and wanders in the space for new planet to live. Aliens who can receive and … Continue reading Are Aliens Kind or Brutal? Continue reading Continue reading

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White Dwarf- A Large Piece of Condensed Diamond

We have leant in the class that our Sun is going to become a white dwarf at the end of its life. We also already know that the Sun is now fuse hydrogen into helium during its main sequence stage which may last for ten billion years. After the Sun has fused all hydrogen in … Continue reading White Dwarf- A Large Piece of Condensed Diamond Continue reading Continue reading

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The Discovery of Neptune

The history of the discovery of Neptune was rather dramatic. Neptune is sooooo far away from Earth so it is almost impossible to see it with naked eye, even with low-power telescope. On Dec. 28th, 1612 Galileo became the first one who found Neptune and actually described his discovery in his research draft. However, at … Continue reading The Discovery of Neptune Continue reading Continue reading

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What if Earth is the Center of Our Solar System? (Part 2)

Previously, in my BLOG 4, I talked about the possible phenomena that can happen to terrestrial planets if the Sun and the Earth exchange their places in the solar system. This time, we will push further. Out between the regular orbits of the Mars and the orbit of the Jupiter, there is an asteroid belt … Continue reading What if Earth is the Center of Our Solar System? (Part 2) Continue reading Continue reading

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Energy! Fusion! Explosion!

As the center and main energy source of our whole solar system, the Sun has incredible mass and outputting energy amount to keep the whole solar system together. The diameter of the solar system can count to 7000 – 20000 AU, but the total mass of the whole system is just slightly more than the … Continue reading Energy! Fusion! Explosion! Continue reading Continue reading

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What if Earth is the Center of Our Solar System? (Part 1)

From the time of ancient Greece, people were convinced that Earth was the center of the universe. The theory of geocentric was still believed by public and authorities until the time of Renaissance. However, what if Earth suddenly becomes the center of our solar system? We can consider what will happen if the geocentric really … Continue reading What if Earth is the Center of Our Solar System? (Part 1) Continue reading Continue reading

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LIGHTS? OR ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES?

When we talk about light in our daily life, usually we only talk about visible lights. However, light can include any kind of electromagnetic waves. Lights in visible spectrum are the only lights which can be received and recognized by human eyes. From the very left to the right of the whole spectrum, lights of … Continue reading LIGHTS? OR ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES? Continue reading Continue reading

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What happend while Galileo Galilei was alive?

– Galileo Galilei 15 Feb. 1564 — 8 Jan. 1642 Galileo Galilei lived a pretty long life. So what happened during that time period? 1). Under the rule of Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman Empire achieved its peak for ruling Middle East, East Europe and North Africa, controlling the land merchant way between Europe and Asia. … Continue reading What happend while Galileo Galilei was alive? Continue reading Continue reading

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BLOG#2 LOOK AT THE SKY

As now it is winter recently, Orion (actually part of Orion which looks like a large sandglass) (PS: I took a picture of Orion but it was too dim to be seen.) becomes the most visible constellation during nighttime on the sky. Sometimes the tail of Ursa Major is also visible when the sky is … Continue reading BLOG#2 LOOK AT THE SKY Continue reading Continue reading

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