Blog 50 Neutron Stars Collide by Award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD

Blog 50 Neutron Stars Collide by Award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD On August 17, 2017, scientists caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding for the first time in history, revealing that these strange smashups are the source of heavy element like gold, platinum, palladium and all other heavy elements [...]

2018-11-07T18:32:16+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 42: Nine Women Nobel Peace Prize Winners Who Stand for Nonviolence Have Changed the World, by Mark Kingston Levin PhD

Blog 42: Nine Women Nobel Peace Prize Winners Who Stand for Nonviolence Have Changed the World, by Mark Kingston Levin PhD Can women who stand for peace solve the Israeli-Palestinian issues? We need a peaceful solution with both sides giving and gaining. Baroness Bertha von Suttner of Austria was a friend of Alfred Nobel and [...]

2018-11-07T18:17:32+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 49 Exomoon: is the Smaller Object Orbiting that Larger Planet? Witten by award-winning author, scientist and adventurer Mark Kingston Levin PhD

David Kipping and Alex Teachey of Columbia University trained Hubble to find Exomoons. Credit A. Teachey and D.M. Kipping. Evidence for a large exomoon orbiting Kepler 1625b. Science Advances. Published online October 3, 2018.

2018-10-31T13:58:47+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Blog|

Blog 27 Quantum Theory Wins over Einstein’s Objections by Award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky  action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in which linked particles seemingly communicate faster than the speed of light.

2018-10-31T13:59:21+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 39 The Massive Parker Solar Probe Starts on its Mission to Kiss the Sun

The mission details include a first week deployment of the high-gain antenna and magnetometer boom. The Parker Probe should also perform the first of a two-part deployment of its electric field antennas. This will be followed by instrument testing in early September. About a month later, data collection will start operations.

2018-10-31T14:00:01+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 35 What comes after the Higgs Boson discovery? By award-winning author scientist and Mark Kingston Levin PhD

The Higgs boson appears at the world’s largest atom smasher, alongside a top quark and an antitop quark, which are the heaviest known fundamental particles. New discoveries could help researchers and engineers understand why fundamental particles have mass.

2018-10-31T14:00:45+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 34 Dark Matter – Is it real? By Mark Kingston Levin PhD an award-winning author, adventurer and scientist

The universe is comprised of five times more dark matter than ordinary matter, according to most astronomers (matter 5%, dark matter 25% and dark energy 70%). Many astronomers think dark matter is spread out across the cosmos in a network. Galaxy clusters are held together by the mass in the dark matter, according to scientists in the field.

2018-10-31T14:01:22+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 32 Avatar is a way to immortality or extended lifespan by Mark Kingston Levin PhD award-winning author, adventurer and scientist

Japanese airlines ANA is sponsoring the $10 million XPRIZE aiming for Robot Avatars. Will such a robot really be able to let a human see, hear, and feel by 2021? The goals are limited because they use human intelligence and not really machine intelligence.

2018-10-31T14:02:41+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 37 How can we see the stars and planets clearly from Earth?

Some adaptive optics use lasers to correct for atmospheric distortion. Thanks to a new adaptive-optics module, the Vary Large Telescope in Chile has a much sharper view of Neptune. Which is clearer to you: the view from the Hubble Space Telescope or the view using VLT Adaptive Optics?

2018-10-31T14:02:08+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Blog|

Blog 36 What happened to the black holes when the Milky Way collided with a smaller galaxy about 9 billion years ago plus or minus 1 billion years by award-winning author and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD

What happened to the black holes when the Milky Way collided with a smaller galaxy about 9 billion years ago plus or minus 1 billion years by award-winning author and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. Artist depiction of what scientists discovered about the collision between the Milky Way galaxy and the Sausage [...]

2018-07-11T17:12:55+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Blog|