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Warning: Solar System Scaled Down to Pixels (Can you complete the journey?)

By MK Thomas OK, so…. OK…. Hold on… I need to keep it together. OK.. So, I know quite a bit about the size and the scale of the solar … Continue reading

May 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Goodbye Messenger! Five things we discovered about Mercury

By Stuart Gary Later this week, NASA’s Messenger mission to Mercury will go out with a bang ending its 10-year journey. Along the way the spacecraft has made some startling … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

NASA’s Space Launch System Booster Passes Major Ground Test

The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kuiper Belt and The Oort Clouds – The outer hood of the solar system

The Kuiper Belt is a disc-shaped region of icy objects beyond the orbit of Neptune — billions of kilometers from our sun. Pluto and Eris are the best known of … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Why is the Moon Leaving Us? (Surprised? Well, don’t be)

by FRASER CAIN Goodbye Moon. Every year, the Moon slips a few centimeters away from us, slowing down our day. Why is the Moon drifting away from us, and how … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Extreme Planet Facts

by Charles Q. Choi, Contributor 10. The Air on Earth It might seem a bit like navel-gazing to point out how special Earth is — after all, we live … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Journey To Our Solar System (13 Minutes Video)

By Tom Pickett This is another Video Made by our wonderful friend Tom at the Facebook Astronomy Club.. As always.. This is a must watch… Tom continues to amaze us.. … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Solar System HD by Tom Pickett (2 Videos)

Tom Pickett ‘From The Heart’ Hi everyone. I’d like to share something very personal and very special with you all, some of my innermost thoughts and feelings. I hope it … Continue reading

February 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

How to Turn Your Phone Into A Cosmic Ray Detector (for real?)

by ELIZABETH HOWELL | OCTOBER 7, 2014 Quick, do you have an Android phone in your pocket? A few small changes and you could help physicists probe more of the curious nature … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

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