Blog 47: Interstellar the Movie’s Black Hole! How do we know Black Holes exist? by award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Evidence of black holes’ existence comes from three diverse experiments: 1. measuring orbits of objects around black holes, 2. measuring gravity waves for collisions and 3. watching mergers of black holes [...]
Blog 48 The beauty of Orion, which is next to the constellation Unicorn by award-winning author, adventurer and scientist Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1. Josh Knutson took this 7-tile mosaic image of the constellations Monoceros (Unicorn) and Orion from his backyard in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on May 25, 2011. He used a T1i [...]
InSight Probe is on the way to Mars to study Geology The Search for Life on Mars with Rover 2020: The Plan is to Land at Ancient Lakebed known as Jezero Crater by Award-winning Author, adventurer and Scientist Mark Kingston Levin, PhD Figure 1. Jezero Crater is an ancient Martian depression. It was probably created [...]
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 including uranium. [...]
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 [...]
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.
I have completed the trilogy accept for the cover and 2 illustration. The theme of my writing is non-violence. We do have the foundation and Surak of Star Trek but he is far from the lead. Very few science fiction protagonists that are nonviolent.
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.
Methods That Help Mice Live Longer Now Being Attempted with Humans 30th Century Series Newsletter 1 by Mark Kingston Levin PhD Figure 1 Living better, healthier and longer by genetic engineering vs. the ancient art of natural aging. In the year 1900, life expectancy was 47, and now we expect an 80-year average [...]
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.