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 is Nothing?

by Fraser Cain August 21, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter 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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Are All the Stars Really Dead?

by Fraser Cain August 7, 2014

Have you ever heard that meme, “When looking at stars, you’re actually looking into the past. Many of the stars we see at night have already died.” Is this true? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Do Gravitational Slingshots Work?

by Fraser Cain July 28, 2014

Have you ever heard that spacecraft can speed themselves up by performing gravitational slingshot maneuvers? What’s involved to get yourself going faster across the Solar System. Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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