What is a White Dwarf?

An article written by: Lee Sonogan “The universe today is 13.8 billion years old. By 22 billion years, the Sun will have finished its main-sequence lifetime and will have become a white dwarf. The Andromeda galaxy will have crashed into the Milky Way.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson, Welcome to the Universe: An Astrophysical Tour A…

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What is a quasar?

An article written by: Lee Sonogan Space stuff is awesome. A quasar is an active galactic nucleus of very high luminosity. They shine so brightly that eclipse the ancient planets that contain them, quasars are distant objects powered by black holes a billion times as massive as our sun. Quasars are the brightest known object in…

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Hours played on Steam and the Nintendo Switch

A list written by: Lee sonogan “even as each minute seems to take an hour, each hour seems to fly by in a minute.” ― Lauren Oliver, Delirium What is Steam or the Nintendo Switch? The two are both video game consoles with one on PC and one as a hand-held video game device. Both…

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100 Facts about space and beyond

Recently I have been learning about space. Here is a 100 hundred list in why space and beyond is interesting and really puts perspectives into where we are on Earth compared to everything else. “It suddenly struck me that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one…

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Neil Degrasse Tyson: A cosmic perspective, a show review

A show review by: Lee Sonogan (2017) Science, Astrophysics, Applied physics Of all the sciences cultivated by mankind, Astronomy is acknowledged to be, and undoubtedly is, the most sublime, the most interesting, and the most useful. For, by knowledge derived from this science, not only the bulk of the Earth is discovered . . .…

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