How do Satellites orbit the earth?

Have you ever wondered how satellites orbit the earth?  Just how do they stay up there?  It’s the same reason that the earth does not fly off into space.  Satellites orbit the earth, just as the earth orbits the sun.  It all has to do with gravity, and we have Isaac Newton to thank for the discovery of gravitational attraction. Newton published the law of gravitation in 1687.  This law basically says that everything in the universe is attracted to...

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Television in the future

How will we be watching television in 5 or 10 years?  After I read Spacemonkey’s MCU News Update yesterday, where he speaks about MCU’s Netflix series, it got me thinking about this question.  If you are anything like me, you probably have a cable or satellite subscription as well as a Netflix and/or Hulu account, or some other video streaming service.  It is getting easier and more convenient to just go online and watch your favorite shows.  So is there...

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