From 'Good Times' To 'Honey Boo Boo': Who Is Poor On TV?
Like it or not, television has the power to shape our perceptions of the world. So what do sitcoms, dramas and reality TV say about poor people? Good Times debuted in 1974, in the midst of a recession. Many people were struggling. For a time, it was one of ...
Tidal forces gave moon its shape: Study
giving it a slight lemon shape with a bulge on the side facing the Earth and another bulge on the opposite side. "The two processes left distinct signatures, however, in the moon's gravity field. Because the crust is lighter than the underlying mantle ...
What is the Shape of the Universe?
As a result, the density of the universe — how much mass it has spread over its volume — determines its shape, as well as its future. Scientists have calculated the "critical density" of the universe. The critical density is proportional to the square ...
Study: Oddball Shape of Moon Sculpted By Earth’s Gravity
Earth’s powerful gravity helped to sculpt the moon into its oddball shape many years ago, shortly after both bodies were formed, a new study suggests. Tidal forces exerted during the early days of the solar system can explain most of the moon’s large ...
What Galaxy is the Earth In?
Where you wondering what galaxy is the Earth in? You’ll probably recognize the answer ... so you can’t see the circular shape of the galaxy. You can only see the edge of the plate. The Milky Way is an example of a barred spiral galaxy.