The Next Gold Rush: Asteroid Mining?
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The Next Gold Rush: Asteroid Mining?

February 27, 2013 James Miller 0

After asteroid 433 Eros flew close to the Earth in 1998, scientists estimated that the rocky body contained around 20 billion tons of precious metals, including gold, platinum and titanium. This would have an equivalent […]

Top 10 Facts About The Solar System
Astronomy Lists

Top 10 Facts About The Solar System

February 23, 2013 James Miller 0

1: Solar System is 4.6 Billion Years Old The solar system is 4.6 billion years old and 99.86% of its mass is contained in our Sun, a rotating yellow dwarf star whose powerful gravity causes […]

10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations
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10 Interesting Facts About Star Constellations

February 22, 2013 James Miller 0

1: Constellations Are Star Patterns In The Night Sky Constellations (“set of stars”) are basically groups of stars that have imaginatively been linked together to depict mythological characters, animals and objects from mankind’s past. This allowed […]

Did Gold Fall From Outer Space?
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Did Gold Fall From Outer Space?

February 21, 2013 James Miller 0

Ever wondered where gold comes from, what inspired mankind’s fascination with the shiny precious metal and where the next gold rush may be found? The following articles presents some interesting facts about gold which should […]

Stargazing And The Night Sky
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Stargazing And The Night Sky

February 11, 2013 James Miller 0

The night sky is the oldest show on Earth and although at first glance it may seem like a random assortment of stars, armed with just a little astronomy knowledge it soon becomes a wondrous […]