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Planetary Bodies

The Planetary Bodies A planetary body or planetary object is any secondary body in the Solar System[dubious – discuss] that is geologically differentiated or in hydrostatic equilibrium and thus has a planet-like geology: a planet, dwarf planet, or the larger moons and asteroids. In 2002, planetary scientists Alan Stern and Harold Levison proposed the following …

Life List

Fourteen Billion Years of Chaos [menu_in_post_menu menu=472 container_id=”1″ container_class=”1″ menu_id=”1″ menu_class=”B”] 580 million The first multi-celled micro-organisms. 542 million The Cambrian explosion. The rate of evolution accelerates by an order of magnitude, beginning to resemble modern evolution. 460-430 m Andean-Saharan glaciation, the third major ice age. 450 million Land plants have evolved from marine algae. 400 …

The Earth 2

The Earth is a rotating sphere that orbits the Sun. The axis of rotation of the Earth is at a constant tilt with respect to its orbit around the Sun, thus resulting in the change of seasons. Iron and oxygen make up 65% of the Earth’s mass. The Earth also has gravity and magnetic force …

§First Moments

The very first stars are called Population III (backwards, isn’t it), and then Population II and our Sun, a young star is Population I. The metal (all elements above helium in the periodic table, in astronomy speak) abundance is essentially zero in Pop III but as stars age the heavier ones form metals in late …

Glacial

The last glacial period lasted from 110,000 to 12,000 years ago. Since 11,700 B.C. we have been in an interglacial period, the Holocene, but we are not completely out of a glacial period. At the beginning of the Paleolithic, hominins were found primarily in eastern Africa, east of the Great Rift Valley. Most known hominin …

The Earth

The Earth is 4.54 billion years old Evidence from radiometric age dating of meteorite material and radiometric ages of the oldest-known terrestrial and lunar samples Geology Geography 24,900 miles in circumference 8,000 diameter 4,000 radius Geophysics Techtonics ======================= Flora (Botany) Fauna (Biology) Taxonomy Animalia Mammalia Homininae Hominids (Anthropology) Homo sapiens

The Cosmos

God fashioning the Universe (An exclusive photo) The Universe zapped into shape about 13.7 billion years ago. The Universe is all of time and space and its contents: the stars, the galaxies, intergalactic space, the  planets, moons, minor planets and all matter and energy. The Observable Universe is c. 91 billion light-years in diameter (46 …

§Kronus

The Universe Chronos Observable galaxies etc Cronus head Titan titans were descendants of Uranus(Sky)roman name Caelus father sky And Gaia (Earth)Mother Earth mother and wife of Uranus Uranus’s son was Cronus whose son was Zeus Uranus’s daughter was Aphrodite from his castrated testicles Cronus / Chronos = time together = Father Time Comments Infinity Multiverses …