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Wow! Asteroid/Dwarf Planet Ceres Once had an Ocean?

Two new studies produced by the Dawn mission team have shown that the protoplanet may have once had an ocean,…

2 years ago

Debris Disks Around Stars Could Point the Way to Giant Exoplanets

A new study by an international team of scientists has found a connection between debris disks and giant planets, which…

2 years ago

Hubble Spots Unique Object in the Main Asteroid Belt

An international team of scientists recently used the Hubble space telescope to spot a unique binary asteroid that behaves like…

2 years ago

Construction Tips from a Type 2 Engineer: Collaboration with Isaac Arthur

Fraser Cain and Isaac Arthur team up again to bring you another epic collaboration. This time, it’s construction tips from…

2 years ago

Ice, Ice Everywhere, says New Study on Ceres

A series of new studies show that Ceres is a lot more icy than previously thought, which also points towards…

3 years ago

How Far is the Asteroid Belt from the Sun?

The Asteroid Belt, which rests between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, orbits our Sun at a distance of 3.2…

3 years ago

Colonizing the Outer Solar System

This episode continues our team up with Fraser Cain to look at Colonizing the Solar System, we move from the…

3 years ago

How Long Does it Take to get to the Asteroid Belt?

Just how long would it take to get to the Asteroid Belt, in the event that we want to start…

3 years ago

How Do We Terraform Ceres?

It is possible that we could someday transform Ceres, the largest object in the Asteroid Belt, to make it friendly…

4 years ago

How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

4 years ago