Category Archives: astronomy

Explore stars gravity orbits vacuums and gallaxies as well as black holes and worm holes for your science fair project.

A lot of press has been given to the so called doomsday prediction linked to the end of the Maya long-count calendar. Doom mongers suggest that the end of this calendar indicates that the Maya believed the world would come to an end via some cosmic disaster or social disorder. In reality, the end of…
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Well it has finally happened. After years of searching space for possible earth-like planets, a couple have been found. The tool used to find these new planets was the Kepler Space Telescope. What this indicates is that earth-like conditions are possible on other planets, however, size alone does not indicate the possibility of life. In…
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When California 7th graders were asked to study images tken by a NASA spacecraft that is orbiting the red planet, little did they know they would discovera mysterious cave on Mars! The images looks like what called a Martian skylight which a hole in the roof of a cave on Mars The 16 courgeous students…
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  Kepler introduced multiple theories that related to the movement of the planets. His second law was that "a planet moves so that its radius vector sweeps out equal areas in equal times."  You can use this information to create an astronomy science fair project for a science fair competition
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Students working on astronomy science fair projects can benefit from learning the basic theories behind the science of astronomy like Kepler's first law. This law state is based on the assumption that planetary orbits are ellipses and that the sun provides one of the elliptical foci. Kepler's 1st Law: The orbits of the planets are…
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When we gaze at the night sky do you believe that you are looking at the universe as it exists? Actually, many of the photons that you are seeing have traveled for billions of years to get here and the stars that produce that light have already left for other destinations. Because of this phenomenon... the…
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When you are faced with your very first science fair project or your fifth science fair project assignment your reaction most likely will be the same...Yikes! However, a science fair contest doesn't have to be scary or overwhelming. The first thing that you can do to make your science fair project experience less intimidating is…
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