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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Why Do People Go Crazy During a Full Moon?

by Fraser Cain July 3, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Have you ever heard that people go crazy during a full Moon? What’s going on to cause all this lunacy? Or maybe, just maybe, it’s all a myth and nothing special ever happens during full moons. Remove this ad Fraser Cain […]

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How Can We Move the Earth?

by Fraser Cain June 30, 2014

Sooner or later we’re going to want to move the Earth further away from the Sun. It turns out, there are a few techniques that might actually make this possible. Not easy, but possible. Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Why is Everything Spherical?

by Fraser Cain June 26, 2014

Have you ever noticed that everything in space is a sphere? The Sun, the Earth, the Moon and the other planets and their moons… all spheres. Except for the stuff which isn’t spheres. What’s going on? Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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Astronomy Cast 350: SpaceShipOne

by Fraser Cain June 25, 2014

Episode 350: SpaceShipOne Remove this ad Fraser Cain on Google+

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What Does a Supernova Sounds Like?

by Fraser Cain June 23, 2014

We’ve all been ruined by science fiction, with their sound effects in space. But if you could watch a supernova detonate from a safe distance away, what would you hear? Grab your pedantry tinfoil helmet and say the following in your best “Comic Book Guy” voice: “Don’t be ridiculous. Space does not have sound effects. […]

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