Solar System

Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10
July 06, 2017
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Juno Spacecraft Will Travel Above Jupiter’s Great Red Spot July 10

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is getting ready for the closest fly over Jupiter’s famous Great Red Spot on July 10. Gas giant’s iconic Great Red Spot is a 10,000 miles wide (16,000 kilometers wide) storm. This will be the first up-close and personal view of the gigantic feature. A storm monitored since 1830 and...

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How Much Do Stars Live And What Happens To Them After They Die?
July 03, 2017
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How Much Do Stars Live And What Happens To Them After They Die?

Just like anything else in the Universe, stars cannot live forever either. That’s because they run on fuel. What happens to them? Stars are mostly balls of hydrogen gas that came together from a nebula of gas and dust. Fusion is the process where they generate their energy. This is where atoms of hydrogen combine...

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Planet 10 Could Be Hiding In The Outer Solar System
June 24, 2017
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Planet 10 Could Be Hiding In The Outer Solar System

Planet 10. A trans-Neptunian Mars-sized object may be orbiting the sun in the icy reaches of the solar system. There are an estimated 33,000 objects more than 60 meters across in the belt and three dwarf planets. Scientists at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL) were dealing with this issue....

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This Is How Earth And The Solar System Are Moving Through Space
June 16, 2017
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This Is How Earth And The Solar System Are Moving Through Space

We live in our lovely home, Earth, which spins on its axis and revolves around the Sun. Our star orbits in an ellipse around the center of the Milky Way and everything is moving through space. The Milky Way is on a collision course with another galaxy. Our galaxy is being pulled towards the Andromeda within our local group. The...

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SpaceX Might Launch Its Biggest Rocket Ever
June 12, 2017
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SpaceX Might Launch Its Biggest Rocket Ever

SpaceX might launch the most powerful and biggest rocket ever in a couple of months. Elon Musk tweeted that Falcon Heavy’s three cores should be at Cape Canaveral in two to three months. All Falcon Heavy cores should be at the Cape in two to three months, so launch should happen a month after that — Elon Musk...

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The Impact Of Heavy Rainfall On The Surface Of Mars
June 03, 2017
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The Impact Of Heavy Rainfall On The Surface Of Mars

A new research has found that heavy rain and huge raindrops have reshaped Mars’s impact craters and carved out river-like channels on its surface. Billions of years ago, showers of rain were so heavy, and the raindrops were so huge. The new study was published in the journal Icarus by geologists Robert Craddock and Ralph...

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Colonizing Solar System is a Near Future
June 02, 2017
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Colonizing Solar System is a Near Future

Our robot spacecrafts have already colonized our solar system. They are exploring and making researches so that humans would be next to make homes. Lightspeedmagazine made a great list of 4 easy steps on colonizing Solar System. The list goes like this: One: The Moon It’s logical if we say a journey of a million miles...

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NASA Touching Sun: Space Agency Announces Historic Mission
May 31, 2017
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NASA Touching Sun: Space Agency Announces Historic Mission

In a bid to unlock the mysteries of the corona, NASA has announced its first mission to fly directly into the sun’s atmosphere. NASA’s upcoming sun-studying mission has been renamed the Parker Solar Probe, agency officials announced today (May 31). The new name honors pioneering University of Chicago...

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China Is Testing ‘Lunar Palace’ For Future Moon Base
May 31, 2017
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China Is Testing ‘Lunar Palace’ For Future Moon Base

China opened a training center on Wednesday called “lunar palace” and is trying to prepare astronauts to land on the moon sometime in the 2030s. China is testing the ability of astronauts to stay on the moon for longer periods. Some astronautics research students from Beihang University are starting a year-long...

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Everything You Need to Know About a Mars Trip
May 30, 2017
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Everything You Need to Know About a Mars Trip

Currently, the only way we can get people on Mars within the next 20 years, is a ‘one way’ trip to the red planet. But, at some point in the future, this in no way excludes the possibility of a return flight. It is likely that technological progress will make this less complex down the line. Also, once the planet is...

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