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    Kepler Telescope Essay

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    Telescope main instrument is a photometer. This instrument measures the brightness of stars within its field of view. Data is then gathered and analyzed to detect any variations or deviations of light which is caused by the transits of plants of host stars. These dips in light help in detecting planets in "Habitable Zones". Gliese-581g The planet Gliese 581g is one of six possible planets in the constellation Libra. This exoplanet was discovered in late September 2010. The main reason for such attraction of this planet is the fact that it is in the middle of said habitable zone. Another reason of interest is the mere 20 light-years of distance from earth. This makes Gliese a relatively close planet from home. Its composition is not fully known yet but experts suggest that Gliese might sustain liquid water on its surface and…

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    Leon Battista Alberti

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    Quod phoenix est ut incenderent existo.’-The phoenix must burn to emerge. In accordance to this statement everything in this cosmos at one point of time must be reborn to emerge stronger than ever. There is a specific period in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. Rebirth or The Renaissance during the Quattrocento period in Italy epitomized this phenomenon. Classical antiquity and the interest and learning that accompanied it was reborn after the Middle Ages in a period…

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    Pentacles Research Paper

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    A Pentacle is very similar to a pentagram. A pentagram is a five-pointed star, each point representing one of the five elements, earth, air, fire, water, and akasha also known as spirit. A pentacle is a pentagram encased in another shape; most commonly a circle but it can any shape, a pentagon, a triangle, or another star. The word its self is broken down into two pieces, “penta” meaning five sided, and “cle” referencing the circle. It is a symbol cloaked in history and dripping with meaning. …

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    One theory that was argued for a time was if the earth was a sphere. There was hypothesis that the earth was square. There were four corners and the mountains were at the edge, supporting the vault of the sky. However, Aristotle disagreed due to all the evidence he devised. He noticed the gradual disappearance of ships over the horizon, the tops of the sails disappearing last. There was also the shape of the curved shadows of the earth on the moon during eclipses and the variation of the star’s…

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    "The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."-Brainy Quote. There are a hundred stars in the sky on a clear night. There are also hundred more when looking through a telescope. With the announcment of the detection of the star Proxima Centauri, it set off excitement in the scientist community about an "Earth-like" star. Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf srat that has lowmass and is about 4.25 light years from the Sun. This star was discovered by Robert Innes who was an astronomer in…

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    year Karl Schwarzschild proved that theory correct. And people have performed more and more experiments to enhance our understanding of black holes. In 2015 a star 25x the size of our sun was supposed to explode into a huge supernova but it got crushed under it's own weight and became a new black hole and that is the only black hole we have seen form in record. Our universe would be really different if we didn't have black holes so i'm going to tell you about how the universe would be…

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    But what about caring for your lawn after the process? Do you know how to get the most out of your investment and help create a beautiful yard worthy of the neighbors’ envy? We want to empower you to own the health and look of your lawn by answering some frequently asked questions about overseeding follow-up care. The first thing you might be wondering after overseeding... How Often Should I Water My Lawn? Answer: A LOT. And start RIGHT NOW. Seriously. You should begin watering right after…

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    I choose the phoenix because first it sounds cool and it is easy to draw. It is located on the southern sky, based on the photo it looks like it has 6 stars. The phoenix is the 37th constellation in size. The constellation was named after the mythical bird that rises from its own ashes.The mythical bird phoenix is known as the sacred fire bird across many mythologies: Greek, Persian, Arabic, Egyptian, Roman, Turkish, Indian and Chinese among others. The phoenix was said to have resembled an…

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    SUPERGIANT STAR Supergiants are among the most luminous and massive stars, ranging between 7-10 solar masses and can range in brightness from thirty thousand to hundreds of thousands the output of our sun. They reside in the top region of the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram; having temperatures from 3,500k to over 20,000k and having bolometric absolute magnitudes between -5 and-12. Supergiants are massive enough to begin burning helium gently in their core before it becomes degenerate, and without…

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    Fewer Stars Decline

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    Our universe is fading according to a recent study done by GAMA (Galaxy and mass assembly). After surveying light from as far back as two billion years the survey found that the light in our universe is fading and will have gone black in 100 billion years. This is due to two main factors. Fewer stars (the universe's light bulbs) are being made and our universe is expanding. “More stars are dying then being born” we know this because after looking 2 billion years into the past we have seen a…

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