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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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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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Why Do People Go Crazy During a Full Moon?

by Fraser Cain July 3, 2014

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 on Google+

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