Post by: Matt Williams
Astronomy, Guide to Space
1 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
Billions of year ago, the Sun, the planets, and all other objects in the Solar System began as a giant, nebulous cloud of gas and dust particles.
NASA, New Horizons, News, Pluto
30 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
The latest release by the New Horizons mission – a photo mosaic of pictures taken during its flyby – provides the clearest image of Pluto yet!
28 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Mars and Earth have many similarities, but the length of a year is not one of them! Compared to Earth, a Martian year is almost twice as long
27 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Neptune, being the farthest planet from the Sun (sorry Pluto!) is now recognized as also being the coldest body in the Solar System
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, Cosmology, Dark Energy
26 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
A team of Armenian researchers has proposed a new answer to why time only moves in one-direction: it’s all because of dark energy!
Earth, Geology, Guide to Space
Volcanic eruptions are driven by a combination of mechanisms, which include pressure and heat in the Earth’s mantle, as well as tectonic activity
Apps, Astronomy, News, Pluto
25 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Using data provided by the New Horizon’s spacecraft, scientists and the New York Times have created app that lets people to take a 3D VR tour of Pluto
Astronomy, News, SETI, Space Exploration Technologies
Thanks to breakthroughs like Breakthrough Starshot, it may be easier to find extra-terrestrial intelligence, by looking for signs of laser beams!
Geology, Guide to Space, News
22 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
Most people think Mt. Everest is the highest point on Earth, but this is not so. Owing to Earth’s peculiar shape, it’s actually Mt. Chimborazo
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