Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: space

20 bookmarks tagged “space

What time is it on the Moon?
Satellite navigation systems for lunar settlements will require local atomic clocks. Scientists are working out what time they will keep.

Our First Closeup Image of Mars Was a Paint-By-Numbers Pastel Drawing
On July 15, 1965, NASA's Mariner 4 probe flew within 6,118 miles of the surface of Mars, capturing images as it passed over the

The Size of Space
Explore the scale of the universe on this interactive page. Go from astronaut all the way to the observable universe!

Unseen Apollo
These never-before-seen images provide a new perspective on the iconic mission

All Dressed Up For Mars and Nowhere to Go — Matter — Medium
Valentin Vitaljevich Lebedev was a Soviet cosmonaut who made two flights into space. His stay aboard the Space Station Salyut 7 with Anatoly Berezovoy in 1982, which lasted 211 days,[1] was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.

Why Explore Space? A 1970 Letter to a Nun in Africa
Besides the need for new technologies, there is a continuing great need for new basic knowledge in the sciences if we wish to improve the conditions of human life on Earth. We need more knowledge in physics and chemistry, in biology and physiology, and very particularly in medicine to cope with all these problems which threaten man’s life: hunger, disease, contamination of food and water, pollution of the environment.

What would life be like without the word Time?
The cattle clock does not display Time as a succession of identical units. Rather its irregular, multiple, parallel phases are defined by the events they describe.