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 Can We Clean Up That Space Junk?

by Fraser Cain August 14, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter 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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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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