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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How Do Gravitational Slingshots Work?

by Fraser Cain July 28, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter 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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How Do We Terraform Venus?

by Fraser Cain July 24, 2014

It might be possible to terraform Venus some day, when our technology gets good enough. The challenges for Venus are totally different than for Mars. How will we need to fix Venus? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Do We Terraform Mars?

by Fraser Cain July 21, 2014

If we really want to live on Mars, we’re going to need to do a complete renovation. We’ll need to thicken the atmosphere, warm the planet, and get the liquid water flowing. What’ll it take? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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What’s Inside Jupiter?

by Fraser Cain July 10, 2014

Jupiter is like a jawbreaker. Dig down beneath the swirling clouds and you’ll pass through layer after layer of exotic forms of hydrogen. What’s down there, deep within Jupiter? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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How Many Ways Can the Sun Kill You?

by Fraser Cain July 7, 2014

The Sun has a Swiss army knife of ways it can do you in, from radiation to solar flares. And when it dies, it’s taking you with it. What are the various ways the Sun can do you in? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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