Astronomy

Explaining the Universe in 4 Minutes

Explaining the Universe in 4 Minutes

A great new simulation of the universe, from the smallest thing, to the most distant, presented in a very comprehensive way, in just four minutes…

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By |May 24, 2016|Categories: Astronomy, Physics|Tags: |

How Extreme is the Weather in our Universe?

How Extreme is the Weather in our Universe (2)

Almost every day we are talking about the weather here on Earth, but what’s the weather like for the rest of the universe?  Take a look at the video…

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By |May 22, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Hubble’s New View of Mars

Hubble’s New View of Mars

Hubble captured Mars on May 12, 2016, ten days before Mars would be nearest to our planet, on the exact opposite side of the Earth from the Sun.

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By |May 20, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

A mysterious beyond Pluto Object

A mysterious beyond Pluto Object

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft collects first science on a mysterious beyond Pluto object.

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By |May 19, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: |

Stargazing From the Space Station

Stargazing From the Space Station

An astronaut aboard the Space Station (ISS), took this broad, short-lens photograph of Earth’s night lights while looking out over the remote reaches of the central equatorial Pacific Ocean.

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By |May 18, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

The limits of Humanity’s Space Exploration

The limits of Humanity's Space Exploration

How far can we go? Is there a border we will never cross?  In this very interesting video you can find out the real limits of humanity

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By |May 15, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|

Can you spot the ISS and Mercury in front of the Sun?

ISS and Mercury in front of the Sun

Can you spot the Space Station and planet Mercury in front of the Sun, in this amazing image?  Transit of  ISS and Mercury at the same time!   Credit Thierry Legault

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By |May 13, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

The force that protects our planet

The force that protects our planet (1)

The magnetic field and electric currents in and around Earth generate complex forces that have immeasurable impact on every day life.

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By |May 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , |

Contemplating our spectacular Sun

Contemplating our spectacular Sun

Sun partially eclipsed on the top left by the Moon is also seen eclipsed by earthlings contemplating the eclipse below.   Image credit Steven Gilbert

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By |May 12, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |

Kepler announces largest Collection of Planets ever discovered

The single largest finding of planets, beyond our solar system, to date!

NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission has just verified 1,284 new planets, doubling its haul in largest exoplanet discovery ever. 2,325 exoplanets and counting…

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By |May 11, 2016|Categories: Astronomy|Tags: , , , |


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