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Way Way Way More Galaxies

From “The Universe Has 20 Times More Galaxies Than We Thought”:

A new study by a team of international astronomers has produced some astounding results: they concluded that the universe contains at least two trillion galaxies — …

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Olbers Paradox...

German astronomer Heinrich Olbers  famously pondered  the “dark sky paradox” two centuries ago,  and suggested that hydrogen gas was blocking us from seeing all the stars at night. 52 और  शब्द

Gorafe Dolmens...

The Megalítico, Gorafe Granada, Andalucía, Spain.

The first human settlements in the area date back to prehistory. Visitors can admire almost 200 dolmens within the ten necropolis. 167 और  शब्द


Planet Nine and the Obliquity of the Solar System

Recently, a mysterious planet Nine was hypothesized to linger about in the outskirts of our solar system. Even with our most sophisticated equipment, we had largely been oblivious to its presence. 617 और  शब्द


Bizarre Star

A binary star system is made up of two stars rotating around each other, trapped in a complex dance guided by their gravitational pull.

But astronomers have discovered an even more complex kind of system, called a ‘binary-binary’ formation, which involves a binary system where one of the stars it in fact two stars orbiting incredibly closely. 172 और  शब्द


Space and Dexterity

October 22, 2016

Those times, you know, when your fingertips and feet know just how to move, threading chores through keyholes, they make me feel like something’s right in this vibratory volume I call the verse, multi or uni, your choice. 225 और  शब्द


Science: The Solar System- Uranus

This is always a fun planet to talk about– because it has amazing facts! (or also because we snicker just a little bit at its name). 308 और  शब्द