Articles (Sky)

iTelescopes!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Many people enjoy watching the night sky or the day sky to observe stars, planets, solar eclipses and sunspots; accordingly, the technology of needed equipement is developing.


Spacecrafts’ Final Destination
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever wondered where do spacecrafts and satellites go after they complete their mission in space?


Let Us Bust Some Animal Myths (1)
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

The animals’ world is full of myths and facts that we hear in stories and legends, from which we present common myths on: bees, birds, owls, ostriches and bats.


Daylighting Our Lives
(Science Everywhere)

With the increasing rise of building heights, getting enough natural light is becoming more and more difficult, and the Sun plays a short game of peek-a-boo with residents.


The Biggest Health Risks in Space
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Since people began travelling in space, many people have been dreaming about it; however, it have negative effects on the human body.

Princess Andromeda’s Story: The Iconic Victory of Good over Evil
(Science and Art)

Hollywood produced twice the Greek myth of "Princess Andromeda", which every astronomer, amateur astronomer, or sky observer recalls while looking at the Andromeda Constellation.


Could A Black Hole Bring the End of the World?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Black holes are a big concern; not just for NASA scientists, but for the whole world. The biggest question is: What would happen if a black hole reached us? Would it be our doom?


The Sky and Earth from an Artist’s Point of View
(Science and Art)

Since the beginning of time, the relationship between Sky and Earth has occupied human thought and imagination; it has always been a topic for various artistic works that express the artist's interpretation of this relationship.


Nocturnal Animals: When Stars Guide the Way
(Back to Nature: Animal and Plant Life)

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you got lost in the desert? Well, that will not be a problem if you were a dung beetle, a bird, or a seal.

Earth’s Cousin
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Each discovery is a significant milestone in humanity’s efforts to find evidence of life elsewhere in our galaxy; astronomers are looking for a planet that mimics the Earth’s characteristics to be able to support life.


Earth from Another Perspective
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Is it possible to learn more about our life on Earth by reading in astronomy? It seems that the correct answer is “No”; however, astronauts can change that to a big “Yes”.


The Dawn of Time: A Tale of Egyptian Astronomy
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

The Egyptians, they said, were the first to discover the solar year. They obtained this knowledge from the stars.


Anatomy of Myth (2)
(Human Civilization)

What makes myths dangerous is that they are developed through verbal tradition, ironically, commonly believed myths are scientific.


Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


Anatomy of Myth (1)
(Human Civilization)

In ancient times, humans did not have the technology to explain ideas scientifically so they created fictional stories to explain the mysteries of life.

Do Not Let the Sky Fall!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Predictions that the world is about to end have been going on for centuries based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences.

Mining the Sky II
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

What if the greatest discovery of natural resources did not take place here on Earth, but in the sky?


The Nazca Lines: A Mysterious Peruvian Treasure
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The advent of aviation enabled us to discover a long-hidden treasure of ancient civilization; we mean the amazing Nazca Lines.


Heavenly Kaleidoscope
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Observing the heavenly sphere, astronomers witness a kaleidoscope of colors, each color having its own significant meaning.

Why the Image of the Black Hole is a Big Deal?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

If you are wondering why the image of the black hole is a big deal, do not worry, we have got you covered.


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