By Belal E. Baaquie, Frederick H. Willeboordse

Our Universe: the place Are We?Numbers in Our international: How can we succeed in Infinity and Beyond?Energy: Why Can sun strength the World?Atoms: Why Are the weather So diverse from each one Other?Combining Atoms: How Do Atoms Bond?Fluids: How Does Water Flow?Materials: Why Is metal powerful and Glass Fragile?Polymers: Why Is Rubber Elastic?Sparks in Nature: what's Electricity?Odor: Why do we odor Perfume?Sound: Why do we Hear Read more...

summary: Our Universe: the place Are We?Numbers in Our international: How will we achieve Infinity and Beyond?Energy: Why Can sun strength the World?Atoms: Why Are the weather So varied from every one Other?Combining Atoms: How Do Atoms Bond?Fluids: How Does Water Flow?Materials: Why Is metal robust and Glass Fragile?Polymers: Why Is Rubber Elastic?Sparks in Nature: what's Electricity?Odor: Why will we scent Perfume?Sound: Why will we listen Music?Nature's sunlight Cells: Why Are Leaves Green?Vision: Why do we See Sunlight?Biopolymers: Why Does lifestyles Use Polymers?Proteins: Who Does all of the Work?RNA: Jack of All Trades, Mas

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This means that in 300 years we’ll have two colonies at 10 light-years from earth, in 1,300 years we’ll have four colonies, two of which will be about 20 light-years from earth etc. 01 c per year. Taking the diameter of our Milky Way to be about 100,000 light-years, then it should take at most about 10 million years to colonize most parts (and that is without technological advance). Now 10 million years may sound like a long time but from a cosmological view point, it’s really very short. On earth, from the emergence of life to the ability to colonize space took about 4 billion years.

It does not account for the distance between the two masses. It appears reasonable that the gravitational attraction decreases with distance but then by how much? To answer that, let us start with assuming that the gravitational attraction of a spherical homogeneous body is a constant value on a surface at a distance r from the center of that body. 9, gravitation is some sort of physical quantity (even though we may not exactly know what it is), then it makes perfect sense that it decreases proportional to the increase of surface area, or in other words as 1=r 2 .

Image source: NASA. 28) 1: Our Universe 23 where the numerator represents the light emitted in the shell (luminosity times density of stars times the volume of the shell) and the denominator how much of the emitted light reaches earth. 29) We see that all the stars along line of sight out to infinite distances (Rmax ! 1) will contribute equally to O and hence the brightness O on earth should be infinity. Clearly, this is not the case. The night sky is not bright but at the same time, the calculation above appears rather reasonable.

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