Solar System

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is Launching on August 6
July 20, 2018
News

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is Launching on August 6

NASA rescheduled the launch of Parker Solar Probe on August 6. A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy will light up the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida. On late Wednesday NASA announced the two-day delay from the previous target launch date of Aug. 4. “Additional time was needed to evaluate the configuration of a cable...

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Weird Interstellar Object is a Cigar-Shaped Asteroid
November 21, 2017
Entertainment

Weird Interstellar Object is a Cigar-Shaped Asteroid

Astronomers with the Pan-STARRS1 telescope in Hawaii, first saw this object on Oct. 19. They currently discovered that the asteroid’s shape is similar to a cigar. The weird object is about a quarter-mile long. It comes from outside our solar system traveling at very high speeds. “This thing is an oddball,”...

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

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

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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Check Out How Many Moons Exist Around Our Solar System
May 28, 2017
News

Check Out How Many Moons Exist Around Our Solar System

Our lovely home, Earth has just one beautiful moon. Some planets have much more of them, while others are left without. So, how many moons exist out there? Let’s visit all the moons in order from the sun! Mercury and Venus The first ones are Mercury and Venus. Neither of them has a moon. Because Mercury is so close to...

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Learn What Lies Beyond Our Solar System
May 24, 2017
Galaxy

Learn What Lies Beyond Our Solar System

Our sun is not the only one in the Galaxy. There are at least 100 billion stars beyond our solar system, a spiral galaxy about 100,000 light-years across. Our star along with its planets float around the milky way galaxy. Stars beyond our Solar System are arranged in a pinwheel pattern with four major arms, and we live about...

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Solar System Facts | 10 Things You Need to Know our System
May 24, 2017
News

Solar System Facts | 10 Things You Need to Know our System

So, I think you needed to know something about our system. Here’s a list of 10 Solar System Facts you might not now. 1. What is it? Our solar system is made up of the sun in the center and everything that moves around it. This includes eight planets and their natural satellites such as Earth’s moon, dwarf planets...

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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science
May 20, 2017
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TRAPPIST-1 and the March of Science

A really remarkable event in science is the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exo-planetary system. That’s a good example of how an armada of telescopes can work together to chart new frontiers in the cosmos. Seven Earth-sized planets have been found in resonant orbits around a faint star much smaller than the Sun. The new...

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