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Things I done learnt in Science: July Edition... IN SPACE!

Like, woah! It’s been an intense and exciting month for science: particularly related to space travel. Off the sad loss of Space X Falcon 9, the industry more than made up for it as we partially made up with Pluto after stripping it of planetary status. 851 more words

Pluto in a Minute: What’s Up With Pluto’s Moon...

Pluto in a Minute: What’s Up With Pluto’s Moon Charon?

What would you imagine a moon in the Kuiper belt might look like? Probably not like Pluto’s moon Charon!

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Dark Knight Satellite, what is it and where is it from?

Picture of the Black Knight Satellite source: Bing Search

What is the Black Knight Satellite? The Black Knight Satellite was a satellite found orbiting the Earth back in 1954, it was detected orbiting the Earth along with another satellite. 122 more words


Space Scientists Study Galactic Nursery Using Hubble Space Telescope

Irregular galaxy NGC 1140 starbursts at same rate as larger Milky Way

Space news (July 29, 2015) – 60 million light-years away in constellation Eridanus… 286 more words


"When the Moon Hits Your Eye..."

Tomorrow (July 31, 2015) we will have a really bright full moon, not like the waxing crescent shown in my image here.  I am scheduled to host at the pubic observing session at GTCC’s Cline Observatory tomorrow, and the session is open to the public free of charge. 93 more words


From U Hawaii: "Robotically Discovering Earth’s Nearest Neighbors"

University of Hawaii

July 30, 2015

A team of astronomers using ground-based telescopes in Hawaii, California, and Arizona recently discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star that is only 54 light-years away. 949 more words

Basic Research

Rosetta Returns a Science Bounty From Comet Rosetta’s...

Rosetta Returns a Science Bounty From Comet

Rosetta’s eleven instruments are studying comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko at different wavelengths: infrared, ultraviolet, microwave and radio – as well as gathering high-resolution images and information about its shape, density, temperature and chemical composition.

By: Coconut Science Lab.