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Earth-Like Planets Are Even Closer To Us Than We Thought

Earth-Like Planets Are Even Closer To Us Than We Thought

mag813 August 11, 2017 0

One of the great dreams of the 21st century is to get the heck off this rock for good, whether it’s Elon Musk trying to colonize Mars or the Kepler team’s ongoing discovery of planets across our

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Tonight Is The Best Night of the Year to See Saturn

Tonight Is The Best Night of the Year to See Saturn

mag813 June 15, 2017 0

You’d like to get a good look at Saturn, right? Sure you would: Why should Cassini have all the fun? Luckily for you, tonight — Thursday, June 15 — is the best evening to

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NASA Finds Solar System Of 7 Earth-Like Planets With Life Potential

NASA Finds Solar System Of 7 Earth-Like Planets With Life Potential

mag813 February 22, 2017 0

It sounds like something out of a science fiction novel, and a particularly pulpy and preposterous one at that. A mere 40 light-years away, there’s a solar system where seven Earth-like planets orbit a

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2017 Will Bring Us More Earth-Like Alien Worlds Than We Ever Dreamed

2017 Will Bring Us More Earth-Like Alien Worlds Than We Ever Dreamed

mag813 December 27, 2016 0

Until 1992, our notion of star-orbiting planets beyond Earth’s solar system only existed in science fiction. That’s when astronomers Alex Wolszczan and Dale Frail announced the first discovery of such celestial bodies. Since then, we have

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NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A New Moon

NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A New Moon

mag813 June 27, 2016 0

One of the most amazing discoveries as of late is that NASA has just declared Earth appearing to have a second moon that has been orbiting around our big blue sphere for nearly a

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Scientists Just Found Our Best Shot at Alien Life

Scientists Just Found Our Best Shot at Alien Life

mag813 May 3, 2016 0

A team of scientists has just discovered our best chance to date of finding alien life beyond our solar system. In an article published today in the journal Nature, MIT astronomers identified not just one,

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A Total Solar Eclipse is Coming on March 8-9… Here’s the Scoop

A Total Solar Eclipse is Coming on March 8-9… Here’s the Scoop

mag813 March 2, 2016 0

As anyone who’s ever read Tintin will know, total solar eclipses are so freaking cool, and depending on where you are in the world next week, you’ll get to experience the dark shadow cast

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Meet Planet Nine, The Newly Discovered Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

Meet Planet Nine, The Newly Discovered Ninth Planet In Our Solar System

mag813 January 20, 2016 0

There’s some debate over just how many planets our solar system has because Pluto never gets a break. But the argument is about to get a lot weirder with the announcement of a potential

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NASA WILL SEND YOUR NAME TO MARS. HERE’S HOW TO SIGN UP

NASA WILL SEND YOUR NAME TO MARS. HERE’S HOW TO SIGN UP

mag813 August 22, 2015 0

In March 2016, NASA will launch the InSight Mission to Mars. Along with all of the geophysical equipment needed for the mission, the lander that reaches the Red Planet will have something else in

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Don’t Miss Friday’s Blue Moon

Don’t Miss Friday’s Blue Moon

mag813 July 30, 2015 0

On July 31, much of the world will have the opportunity to observe a blue moon, a somewhat rare occurrence that doesn’t have anything to do with the moon’s color. During most years, the

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