Posts tagged “galaxy”

  • Big Moon
    February 27th, 2002 @ 1:19 pm PST

    The Moon will become full on Feb. 27th. It happens every 29.5 days, yet this full Moon is special: It’s the biggest and brightest of the year. … When the Moon is full on Feb. 27th it will be near perigee — close to Earth. As a result the Moon will appear 9% wider than […]

  • Infinity
    February 26th, 2002 @ 12:51 pm PST

    A few nights ago I finally finished reading Just Six Numbers : The Deep Forces That Shape the Universe by Martin J. Rees. I liked it. It was a good read. The author explains pretty much everything you need to know to understand the science of cosmology as it exists today. It was full of […]

  • Powers of Ten
    June 22nd, 2001 @ 12:43 pm PST

    This quote is from one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on the ‘net. I cannot believe that this site is associated with FSU. You really need to see it, though. View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders […]