Tag Archives: universe

What happens to water in space?

The amazing thing about water (and when you think about it any substance) is the way it ‘behaves’ under different scenarios. For example, it can be a solid, liquid or gas – dependent in how much energy has effected the … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space, Teaching | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NASA discovers three Earth-like planets; could host life ~ Digital Journal

New earth like planets you say. Imagine if they contain life – and we are looking at them and they are looking at us. Freaky, huh?

Posted in Science, Space | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A map of the stars

We all know that there are billions of stars in the universe. In fact, there are approximately 200-400 billion stars within our won galaxy. But have you ever wondered about the stars within our local star group? Or what they … Continue reading

Posted in Science, Space, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How close is Mars to the Earth? When we think of it on a galactic scale we know that it really isnt that far. However, from lonely human point of view – its a really, really, really big hike. The … Continue reading

Link | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Star Size and Earth Size Comparison

This post is following on from a previous post – ‘How Big Are We?’ ( https://claysimpkins101.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/how-big-are-we/ ). The above video was presented to my Middle Years Science class at university and puts into perspective how small we actually are. If … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

How Big Are We?

In the hussel and bussel of everyday life one doesn’t really think about the ‘greater picture’. How important are we – the human race – in the grand scheme of things? My answer – not alot. For those that don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation Issues, Science, Space, Video Clips | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment