Fraser Cain

About Fraser Cain

Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay.

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What Time is It in the Universe?

by Fraser Cain August 28, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Check your watch, what time is it? But wait, you’ve actually been moving and accelerating, and according to Einstein, everything’s relative. So what time is it really? It all depends… Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Are Intelligent Civilizations Doomed?

by Fraser Cain August 25, 2014

One answer to the Fermi Paradox is the idea of the Great Filter; the possibility that something wipes out 100% of intelligent civilizations. That why we’ve never discovered any aliens… they’re all dead. Is that our future too? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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What is Nothing?

by Fraser Cain August 21, 2014

Is there any place in the Universe where there’s truly nothing? Consider the gaps between stars and galaxies? Or the gaps between atoms? What are the properties of nothing? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Do The Tides Work?

by Fraser Cain August 18, 2014

Anyone who lives close to ocean is familiar with the tides. And you probably know they have something to do with the Moon. But how do the tides work? Do other planets experience tides? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Can We Clean Up That Space Junk?

by Fraser Cain August 14, 2014

We’re total litterbugs. Here on Earth, and out in space. What are some strategies that have been developed to clean up all that junk in space and make it safer to explore? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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