Category Archives: astronomy

Every Tiny Speck of Light in This Image Is a Galaxy

To help us grok the immensity of the cosmos, the European Space Agency has released a remarkable image of space in which every point is an entire galaxy. If you didn’t feel insignificant before seeing this, you sure as hell … Continue reading

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Stereo image of asteroid Ryugu by Dr Brian May (Drummer for Queen)

Stereo image of asteroid Ryugu by Dr Brian May | Topics | JAXA Hayabusa2 project Brian May, the lead guitarist from the British rock band, Queen, has created a stereoscopic image of Ryugu from photographs captured with the ONC-T camera … Continue reading

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Japan space explorer arrives at asteroid to collect samples

TOKYO –  A Japanese space explorer arrived at an asteroid Wednesday after a 3½-year journey and now begins its real work of trying to blow a crater to collect samples to eventually bring back to Earth. The unmanned Hayabusa2 spacecraft … Continue reading

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NASA unveils stunning ‘blue dune’ image seen on Mars | Red Planet is Blue & White too

Mars may be known as the Red Planet, but it’s a blue dune image NASA has released that’s got everyone talking. Source: NASA unveils stunning ‘blue dune’ image seen on Mars | Fox News

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How Big Are The Planets, Moons

via xkcd: Surface Area

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Weird but true: Orbits of Jupiter and Venus affect Earth’s climate

Who knew? The orbits of planets hundreds of millions of miles away can change weather patterns here on Earth. Every 405,000 years, gravitational tugs from the planets Jupiter and Venus gradually affect Earth’s climate and life forms, according to a … Continue reading

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What’s a Greater Leap of Faith: God or the Multiverse?

What’s a greater leap of faith: God or the Multiverse? What’s the multiverse? Brian Keating, Professor of Physics at the University of California, San Diego, explains in this video.

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