• 10 Interesting Facts about White Dwarf Stars
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    10 Interesting Facts about White Dwarf Stars

    White dwarf stars are believed to represent the final evolutionary state of stars that are not massive enough to end their lives in super or hyper novae events. Also known as “degenerate stars”, white dwarfs [...]
  • 5 Bizarre Paradoxes Of Time Travel Explained
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    5 Bizarre Paradoxes Of Time Travel Explained

    There is nothing in Einstein’s theories of relativity to rule out time travel, although the very notion of traveling to the past violates one of the most fundamental premises of physics, that of causality. With [...]
  • Titan
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    10 Interesting Facts about Titan

    Titan is Saturn’s biggest moon and a fully 50% bigger and 80% more massive than our own Moon, making it the second-biggest natural satellite in the entire solar system after Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter. [...]
  • 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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    Nebulae Named After Land Animals

    In a previous post we mentioned that nebulae of all types are among the most spectacular, scary, complex, and sometimes least understood objects in the entire Universe, and how we perceive them often depends on [...]
  • Interesting Quotes By Stephen Hawking
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    Interesting Quotes By Stephen Hawking

    Renowned English physicist Stephen Hawking was born in 1942, on the 300th anniversary of Galileo’s death. Despite having a debilitating illness, Hawking has gone on to make significant contributions to the world of cosmology in [...]
  • Universities to Study Astronomy
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    10 Most Popular Universities to Study Astronomy

    The starry night sky filled with its infinite mysteries and wonders has always represented a constant source of fascination for humankind. At the dawn of civilization, ancient people like the Egyptians and Babylonians believed their [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts about the Kuiper Belt
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    10 Interesting Facts about the Kuiper Belt

    Also known as the Edgeworth–Kuiper belt, this structure extends from just beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune to a distance of roughly 50-55 astronomical units from the Sun. Composed primarily of small icy bodies [...]

Stargazing

  • Pleiades and Hyades
    During the last month of winter in the northern hemisphere, prominent constellations in the night sky include Orion, Taurus, Canis Major, Canis Minor, Gemini, Auriga, Leo, Ursa Major, and Cancer. In February’s night sky review, we will be exploring notable deep [...]