Join the Simple Science and Interesting Things Community and share interesting stuff!
The Lagrange points mark positions where the combined gravitational pull of the two large masses provides precisely the centripetal force required to orbit with them. A satellite at L1 would have the same angular velocity of the earth with respect to the sun and hence it would maintain the same position with respect to the sun as seen from the earth. Without the earth's gravitational influence, a satellite of the sun, at the distance of L1, would have to move at a higher angular velocity than that of the earth
Contest: Win a Rogers Samsung Galaxy S4 | MobileSyrup.com
Contest: Win a Rogers Samsung Galaxy S4
The Wonderful Wish of the Wonderful Fish: Book One: the Journey Begins
A beautiful work of children's poetry composed entirely in rhyme. Book One of J.B. Luvky's timeless tale introduces us to four friends who b
Vincent Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait Turned Into a Photograph
What would Vincent van Gogh's work look like if he had been a photographer instead of a master painter? Would he have created his self-portr
The Wonderful Wish of the Wonderful Fish: Book One: The Journey Begins [...
Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). FREE SHIPPING on orders of $25 or more. The Wonderful Wish of the Wonderful Fish: Book One: The Journey Beg
THE COMPLETE SHERLOCK HOLMES & TALES OF TERROR AND MYSTERY (Special ...
Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). OVERVIEWThis collection bring together Sir Arthur Conan Doyles Tales of Terror and Mystery along with ALL t
Try These Tips to Overcome Anxiety and Achieve Your Goals
Achieving your goals is tough enough, but if you suffer from anxiety it becomes even more difficult. Here, clinical psychologist Dr. Alice B
Sony shows off Xperia Z camera capabilities with a new video
In the latest video on its official Youtube channel, Sony shows off the features of the new Xperia Z's impressive 13 megapixel HDR camera.
Six Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be (and What You Can Do...
No one ever said that life was easy, and none of us ever assumed that we'd get all that we desire without hitting at least a few obstacles a
Watch this: 'Paperman,' a black-and-white love story from Disney
Wreck It Ralph was a charming homage to video games and a great film in its own right, but the best thing about it just might be the short f