Astronomy

Here, we study of astronomy from a Christian perspective.

Nicolaus Copernicus Biography

His father died when Nicolaus was 10 years old. So he was taken care of by his uncle Lucas Waczenrode, a clergyman. At age 15, his un

What is a red-shift?

Here is a picture of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Light as a wave and as a particle

What is light? To be truthful, it's a mystery. We don't really know what it is. But, throughout the years, we learned some things about it.

Legacy of Tycho Brahe as an astronomer

Tycho Brahe was a nobleman from an important Danish family. During his university years, he was studying law. But his real passion was mathematics

How is the composition of a space object determine...

When an electron in an atom drops from one energy level to another, it gives off a specific amount of energy. It turns out that each element in the

What is the north star?

All the visible stars in the night sky change locations. They move from east to west with seasons. But one star appears to be in the

Number of satellites orbiting the earth

There are around 13,000 artificial satellites circling our planet. They are monitored by the U.S. government. As of early 2013, 1046

What is Dark Matter?

Dark matter is... dark, as in something you can't see, as in something we are clueless about. The idea of dark matter is not anyt

Organization of the cosmos

The stuff of the cosmos is organized in units we call galaxies. Galaxies consist of stars, planets, and nebulae. Dense concentrations of stars are

What's a Doppler Effect?

Doppler effect is stretching or compression of a wave as it moves. A good illustration would be to listen to a car zoom by you. As the car passes y

Electromagnetic Spectrum

The electronmagnetic spectrum is an array of light waves of different wavelengths. A wavelength is the distance between consecutive peaks of a wave

The Big Bang Theory: Current Dilemmas

This article explores the realistic challanges an early universe would experience if it tried exploding out of itself in the beginning.

When are the meteor showers?

When are the meteor showers, and what causes them

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