• 10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes
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    10 Interesting Facts About Black Holes

    Of all the strange objects that exist in the Universe, black holes are without doubt the strangest. In 1971, Cygnus X-1, the first physical black hole ever discovered, may have moved black holes away from [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts about Ganymede
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    10 Interesting Facts about Ganymede

    Ganymede is the biggest satellite in the solar system, and also the biggest object in the solar system that does not have a substantial atmosphere. Discovered by Galileo in January of the year 1610 along [...]
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    10 Beautiful Star Clusters for Stargazers

    Star clusters represent distinct steps in the evolution of the Universe. On the one hand, globular clusters can be thought of as “fossils”, in the sense that in many cases, they are all that remain [...]
  • Top 10 Strangest Galaxies In The Universe
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    Top 10 Strangest Galaxies In The Universe

    A galaxy refers to a huge system of stars, planets, gas, and dust that are gravitationally bound together. Our solar system, for instance, is part of the Milky Way galaxy, which is though to contain [...]
  • Europa
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    10 Interesting Facts about Europa

    Europa is the smallest of Jupiters’ Galilean moons, and while it is only slightly smaller than our own moon, it is nevertheless the 15th biggest object in the solar system, and more massive than all [...]
  • Interesting Quotes By Albert Einstein
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    Interesting Quotes By Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was the most influential physicist of the 20th century, and was born in Germany to a  Jewish family, although he later became a Swiss citizen (1901) and then a U.S. citizen in [...]
  • Interesting Facts About Orion
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    Interesting Facts About Orion

    Winter Is Coming Orion can be seen by observers located between +85° and -75° of latitude, with the constellation’s appearance at night signalling that winter is coming. That is at least true from mid-northern latitudes [...]
  • Alnilam in Orion
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    10 Interesting Facts about Blue Giant Stars

    Since there is no clear definition of blue giant stars, the term is frequently applied to any hot, massive star, albeit erroneously in some cases. For the most part though, blue giant stars fall into [...]

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  • AstroCrete
    Much has been written about how humans might colonize Mars, and even more has been written about the types of habitats future colonists might require to be protected from solar radiation. Now it seems that [...]