Star Facts: Phecda
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Star Facts: Phecda

August 31, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Phecda (Gamma Ursae Majoris), the 6th brightest star in Ursa Major and 85th brightest star in the night sky, marks out the lower left corner of the Big Dipper’s bowl. Along with most of the […]

Star Facts: Merak
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Star Facts: Merak

August 31, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris) is the 5th brightest star in the Big Dipper asterism associated with the constellation Ursa Major, and the 80th most luminous star in the entire night sky. The star also serves […]

Top 10 Best Movies with Time Loops
Sci-Film Reviews

10 Best Time Loop Movies

August 24, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Time travel is often used as a template for many science fiction films, and once the concept is introduced, it offers a unique and engaging opportunity for great storytelling. While in the field of mathematical […]

Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris)
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Star Facts: Alkaid

August 23, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris) is a prominent star in the handle of the Big Dipper, an asterism which forms just a small part of the overall constellation of Ursa Major. With an apparent magnitude of […]

Deep Sky Objects in Orion
Astronomy Lists

Top Deep-Sky Objects in Orion

August 22, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

The constellation Orion counts among the oldest of the recognized constellations, and since it is visible from both hemispheres, it has featured prominently in many ancient cultures, many of which predate the old Roman and […]

10 Greatest Alien Invasion Films
Sci-Film Reviews

10 Greatest Alien Invasion Films

August 19, 2017 Peter Christoforou 0

While scientists debate day and night on whether or not alien life exists somewhere in the vast, uncharted universe, it is unanimously clear to Hollywood that movies about aliens invading Earth make for a very […]

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