• 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 [...]
  • Titania
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    10 Interesting Facts about Titania

    With a circumference of 4,956 km (271,104 miles), Titania is the biggest moon of the planet Uranus, and the 8th biggest solar system moon overall. Titania was discovered by William Herschel on January 11, 1787, [...]
  • Mayan Calendar
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    10 Interesting Facts About The Calendar

    1: Ancients Used Phases of Moon to Measure Time Ancient people used to measure time by charting the phases of the moon from new to full, which is the likely origin of the word month, [...]
  • 7 Mysteries Of Time Explained
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    7 Mysteries Of Time Explained

    1: Did Time Exist Before The Big Bang? The Universe is believed to be around 13.7 billion years old, before which space and time did not exist and everything was compacted into a singularity smaller [...]
  • UY Scuti
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    10 Most Extreme Stars in the Universe

    Our Sun is often described as an “average yellow dwarf star”, but the truth of the matter is that there are no average stars. Stellar bodies come in a bewildering variety of masses, luminosities, radii, [...]
  • Top 15 Astronomy Myths
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    Top 15 Astronomy Myths

    1: Copernicus First Suggested Earth Revolves Around Sun Polish astronomer Copernicus (1473-1543) was not the first person to suggest the Earth revolves around a stationary Sun, but he was the first to revive and elaborate [...]
  • 10 Interesting Facts about Brown Dwarf Stars
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    10 Interesting Facts about Brown Dwarf Stars

    As a general rule, brown dwarf stars can be described as sub-stellar objects that range from between 13 and 90 Jupiter-masses. Consequently, brown dwarfs are considered a missing link between gas giant planets and small [...]
  • Top 10 Extreme Facts About Space
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    Top 10 Extreme Facts About Space

    So much of what is know about space science is hard to fully understand, even for the scientists who study the field, but fortunately there are many more understandable, and cooler facts about space that [...]

Stargazing

  • Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner
    October offers early risers in the northern hemisphere the chance to spot the Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner, a periodic comet which returns every 6.6 years, and this time around will pass within a 36.3 million mile (58.5m kms) distance of the Earth. It [...]