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Neutron star definition.

What is a neutron star?

Neutron Star Definition A neutron star is an incredibly compact star, which is only 10-30 km. in diameter, but weighs 1.4 - 2.3 times as much as the Sun. A neutron star can be formed after a heavy star dies ...

How does an x-ray work?

What is X-Ray? An X-ray device is basically a camera. But unlike an ordinary camera where visible light exposes the film, an X-ray uses x-rays instead. X-rays are like visible light waves  like visible lig...

How do magnets work?

How do magnets work and why are they reacting different to some sort of metals? The whole Earth has a so-called dipole moment with a south pole and a north pole. The picture shows the magnetic field lines th...

Interesting Facs About Moon

The Moon Surface The sight of the full Moon is something to behold. Depending where you are on earth when you look at the full moon there appears to be a face on it. There are two roundish soft gray eyes that ...

Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud around our solar system Recent astronomical discoveries reveal a fascinating structure within our solar system. It consists of three zones. (Four if you also consider the Sun as a zone.) It is i...

How is a star born?

Birth of a star The universe is a wondrous place where many processes, that defy all imagination,occur. One of these magical phenomena is the birth of a star. Born out of nebilas, a star is the end result of h...

Archimedes Principle: Law of Buoyancy

How Did a Tyrant, a Gold Crown, and a Bath House Help Archimedes Establish the Law of Buoyancy? I assume that most of you  have heard of Archimedes (287-212 BC) from one fairy tales. Great mathematician Archi...
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Is outer space a perfect vacuum?

Outer space (also called just space) is all the space in the universe beyond Earth and its atmosphere. It can be simple stated that in outer space there is no air (atmosphere) and it is a vacuum (empty ...
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Is there sound in space?

This question may seems similar to a question already asked (Can you hear sound in space?) however, it is a very good question for the intellectually curious mind. So, is there sound in space? The answer is n...