International Journal of Astrophysics and Space Science

Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014

  • Design and Construction of a Refracting Telescope

    C. I. Onah, C. M. Ogudo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 56-65
    Received: 25 June 2014
    Accepted: 15 August 2014
    Published: 20 August 2014
    Abstract: Most people see the telescope as the things for the movies, the science geeks and the rich and affluent, but are these feelings for real? This paper on the design and construction of an optical refracting telescope which is aimed at producing a low cost and portable telescope with less or no aberration effects using the materials we see around us e... Show More
  • Universe: Not Expanding

    Bandula Dahanayake

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 66-70
    Received: 21 October 2014
    Accepted: 29 October 2014
    Published: 30 October 2014
    Abstract: Contrary to the widespread belief, the Universe is neither expanding nor contracting. What is taking place is the orbit dilation of the galaxies. The orbit dilation is a phenomenon that results from the mass creation due to energy to mass conversion occurring in galaxies. The absence of Universe expansion indicates that the origin of the Universe c... Show More