Black Hole-Neutron Star Collision Detected

 In late April of 2019, two sets of gravitational waves observations were detected by a pair of American observatories as well as by one in Italy. The signals come from a neutron star merger, but the second set of signals suggests evidence of a black hole-neutron star collision, which scientists did not imagine was possible.  [...]

By |2019-07-02T13:20:33+00:00July 3rd, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on Black Hole-Neutron Star Collision Detected

“Collapsar” May Have Supplied Universe With Gold

For a long time, the generation of elements remained a mystery for scientists. A new study suggests that many of the universe’s heavy elements are generated from rapidly whirling collapsing stars.    The lightest elements, hydrogen, helium, and lithium, were formed shortly after the Big Bang, and elements up to iron were formed later mostly [...]

By |2019-07-02T15:58:55+00:00July 2nd, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on “Collapsar” May Have Supplied Universe With Gold

Half The Universe’s Supply of Plutonium Came From This One Event

Plutonium is a rare element on Earth, and recent research suggests that half of the universe’s supply of it comes from a single event: a neutron star merger. However, plutonium is not the only element to come out of this process; these mergers help to create many other actinides, or elements with an atomic number [...]

By |2019-07-02T13:03:48+00:00July 2nd, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on Half The Universe’s Supply of Plutonium Came From This One Event

The Most Important Telescopes in Astronomy

Telescopes are important tools in astronomy that allow us to see celestial objects that would otherwise be invisible to the naked eye. By definition, telescopes are optical instruments that make distant objects appear magnified, but the technology that allows them to do so varies. Some historians credit the creation of the first optical telescope to [...]

By |2019-07-02T13:03:49+00:00July 2nd, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on The Most Important Telescopes in Astronomy

Check Out Some of These Great Breakfast Spots in Maui

Hawaiian cuisine was rather basic before the arrival of visitors and immigrants to the islands. Today, local dishes are a combination of traditional Hawaiian culture along with influences from China, Korea, Japan, the Philippines and Portugal. New arrivals brought a variety of meats, fruits and vegetables that are now a part of island dishes. When visiting, [...]

By |2019-06-21T12:38:54+00:00June 21st, 2019|Blog, Travel|Comments Off on Check Out Some of These Great Breakfast Spots in Maui

Five Sights to see on the Faroe Islands

The Faroe islands are a gorgeous set of volcanic islands belonging to Denmark that seem to come directly out of a fantasy novel (or perhaps the masterpiece of a surrealist painter.) With its gorgeous moss-covered slopes and completely treeless landscape, these islands are truly a destination unlike any other. Here are some must-see locations within the Faroe [...]

By |2019-05-29T21:22:47+00:00May 30th, 2019|Blog, Travel|Comments Off on Five Sights to see on the Faroe Islands

Venturing Down the Pacific Coast Highway

Riding along the Pacific Coast Highway is a sure fire way to ensure that families will create a memorable road trip. Peering out across the Pacific Ocean is not the only sites to behold along the way though. Traveling down the Pacific Coast Highway requires that you take the time to stop and see some [...]

By |2019-05-29T21:16:09+00:00May 30th, 2019|Blog, Travel|Comments Off on Venturing Down the Pacific Coast Highway

How To Avoid Business Travel Burnout

Traveling for business purposes can be such an exciting thrill. A poorly planned business trip can, however, turn into a nightmare, due to severe exhaustion. The frustrations that come with such business trips can be reduced by following a few tips that can help you plan for your business trip in advance. Have a flexible [...]

By |2019-05-29T21:11:25+00:00May 29th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space, Travel|Comments Off on How To Avoid Business Travel Burnout

How NASA Was Scammed Into Buying Bad Aluminum

In the past few years, NASA has been dealing with some failed missions. It turns out that these were due to a problem with faulty materials. Sadly, NASA has revealed that they were the victim of an aluminum selling scam that lasted almost 20 years. The failed missions occurred with both the 2011 Glory Mission and [...]

By |2019-05-24T12:49:58+00:00May 24th, 2019|AStronomy, Blog, Science, Space|Comments Off on How NASA Was Scammed Into Buying Bad Aluminum

Dazzling and Delightful Locations to Visit on the Mediterranean Sea

The magnificent body of azure water known as the Mediterranean Sea has been an important location for some of the greatest empires in history. At one time, all the land and sea in this area once belonged to the Romans, but now there are many countries that the tourist can visit. France Bonifacio [pretty face], [...]

By |2019-05-08T13:21:52+00:00May 8th, 2019|Blog, Travel|Comments Off on Dazzling and Delightful Locations to Visit on the Mediterranean Sea