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Often times, Mars is considered "Earth's neighbor," or just another rocky twin of our home world. However, Astronimate shows you just how different Mars and Earth truly are in episode 04 of Two Minute Solar System: Mars! While we could blabber on about the red planet...read more
Two Easy Steps to Avoid Buying Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses! Finally, we are less than two weeks out from the historical Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017! Not to mention, the internet and the world are on fire with total solar eclipse fever! However, as with...read more
Astronimate's Two Minute Solar System - Episode 03: Earth Indeed, we love looking out into our deep solar system and wondering what's out there. But, a truly splendid and mysterious planet lies below your own feet, planet Earth! Astronimate takes you on a quick,...read more
Currently, scientists are quite confident in dating planet Earth at 4.6 billion years old. However, that is not to say we have not seen our share of shocking revelations on otherwise “bullet-proof” theories in past centuries (*cough* Earth-centered universe. (*cough,...read more
Since the early 1990s when the first exoplanet discovery was technically confirmed, we have thirsted to locate more and more. Now, nearly 3,600 have been confirmed, with another 4,500 awaiting confirmation! Actually, you can check mankind’s exoplanet hunt...read more
Black holes are objects in space with gravity and density so strong, even light is unable to escape their grasp! Hence, the fitting name, black hole. Naturally, you might be asking yourself, “how do we know black holes exist?" After all, how do you "see"...read more
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
“I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.”
“The history of astronomy is a history of receding horizons.”
“If you stare into the abyss, the abyss stares back at you.”
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Great American Eclipse Trivia: Are You Prepared for the Total Solar Eclipse? On August 21, 2017 the United States will enjoy one of astronomy’s greatest sights, a total solar eclipse! But, especially now, just one month away, news programs, social media and everything...
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