Tag Archives: Space

Can astronauts see the stars by the naked eye in space?

If you do a little research on the web you will find that the majority of the so-called experts insist that stars are visible by the naked eye in space. What bothers me is that none of those “experts” are … Continue reading

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Smell of space

I recently learned that space has a unique smell. Astronauts described the smell of space with these words: “sulfurous”, “seared meat”, “hot metal”, “distinct odor of ozone”, “a faint acrid smell”, “welding fumes.” Astronauts smell this distinct odor when they return … Continue reading

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Three Realms of Time

It is my habit to search the digital records of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar) for clues. I am infinitely inspired by Anandamurti’s discourses. I have been reading his writings for more than 30 years and this is the … Continue reading

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How cold is outer space?

The temperature of outer space is  2.7 Kelvin (-270.5° Celcius) (-454.9° Fahrenheit). This is the baseline temperature of space, as set by the CMB (cosmic background radiation). This is not the coldest temperature in the universe. There are liquids colder than outer space. The … Continue reading

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Matter (Mass) is not bottled-up energy

The famous equation of Einstein is usually interpreted as “matter is bottled-up energy.” This interpretation is not quite right! gives the impression that the mass can be converted to energy.  This interpretation is not quite right either. Einstein’s mass/energy equivalence … Continue reading

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Fundamental Difference between the Sound Waves and the Light Waves

Sound Waves The speed of propagation of the sound waves is dependent on the wave frequency. This implies that there is a medium and the medium has atoms, molecules, or some structure. The dependency of the speed of propagation on … Continue reading

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