Astronomy, Guide to Space
25 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
The planets of our Solar System differ considerably when it comes to their respective masses, even more so than their difference in size
Earth, Science, sun
21 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A transient third Van Allen belt was first observed in 2013, and new research explains how it was formed.
21 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
The planets of our Solar System vary considerably, with some being a fraction of Earth’s diameter, and others many times its size
17 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Earth has a new dance partner, a quasi-moon named 2016 H03.
Asteroids, Earth, Meteorites
15 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A fossilized meteorite from a quarry in Sweden is a new type of space rock that’s different from other meteors.
Astrobiology, Science, SETI
31 May , 2016 by Paul Patton
Can we assume that aliens will evolve intelligence over the eons, and will this lead to other technological civilizations? Will aliens find big brains sexy?
27 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
We’ve lived on planet Earth all of our lives, but how much does the average person know about the planet that’s beneath our feet?
Astronomy, Earth, Geology
21 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
The difference between lava and magma, which is rather important when it comes to volcanic activity and geology, is just a question of location
19 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
When our Venus (aka. “Earth’s Twin”) orbits between the Earth and the Sun (i.e. during an interior conjunction), it becomes Earth’s closest neighbor
Asteroids, Earth, Geology, News
18 May , 2016 by Evan Gough
Scientists in Australia have found evidence of an enormous asteroid impact about 3.5 billion years ago. But the site of that impact remains a mystery.
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