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Sky Spiral

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Today we’re going to talk about our galactic home: the Milky Way. Although we’ve covered the matter partially by presenting the planets and Solar System which reside within the Milky Way, there’s so much more out there, and we’re going to focus on the most interesting facts. Source: www.nasa.gov In terms of size, the Milky

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Distant Cousin

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    We often look at the night sky and wonder if there’s anybody out there, are we alone in the universe, how far is the planet, or planets that could host life similar to life on Earth, how would they look, the questions just keep piling up, which goes to show that the idea

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Stranger Than Fiction

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        There are countless fascinating and downright unbelievable things, events and objects scientists have been able to discover so far. There are many, many more inside the uncharted depths of space. But, for now, what we do know is still pretty cool, and sometimes just plain weird, proving that sometimes, truth can

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Cosmic Fireworks

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Those of you who have seen a meteor shower at some point in your life will agree with me when I say it’s a truly incredible experience. The cosmic fireworks blazing across a dark blue sky are really something to remember. But how and when do meteor showers occur? Well, when dust particles that separated

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Through The Looking Glass

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        Along with the hopefully informative articles on this blog, you also have the opportunity to view some of the spectacular imagery which chronicles our exploration of space. Some of it was captured by astronauts during their spacewalks, or by space probes like Voyager 1 and 2 on their voyage into uncharted

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Hard Rocks And Heavy Metals

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      Asteroids are small, rocky worlds, with no atmosphere, that revolve around the sun. Too small to be classified as planets, they are categorized as planetoids, or even dwarf planets. In fact, if you were to add up the mass of each asteroid, the total mass would still be smaller than that of

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The Russian Icarus

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Our subject of interest today is another iconic space mission that earned its place in the pages of history books forever. On April 12, 1961, Russian pilot and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person to leave the Earth’s orbit, and to cross over into space, which marked the beginning of human space travel. Launched

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Rocket Men

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One of the most significant events in human history was the moment when man first landed on the Moon and took his first steps on its surface, making the Apollo 11 the most famous mission, and certainly the most iconic. Even 44 years later, it doesn’t cease the fascinate us, with tiny bits of previously

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Black Hole Sun

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One of the most mind-blowing and elusive phenomenons which never stops fascinating us, is the existence of black holes. What are they? How did they come to be? What happens inside the black hole? These are all legitimate questions, but, unfortunately, scientists have yet to provide solid answers. However, even though this article won’t help

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