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Cassini Grand Finale Death Dive to Occur on Friday (With Photo Gallery)

By astronimate / 5 days ago

Cassini Grand Finale Death Dive to Occur on Friday Orbiting and studying the ringed planet since 2004, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has unlocked a veritable treasure trove of information about Saturn, moons and our entire solar system. From breathtaking photos to discovering potential underground oceans, the mission has been an utter success. Unfortunately, time is up, […]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Origins Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / last month

Neil deGrasse Tyson Origins Review by Astronimate Synopsis Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution, by Neil deGrasse Tyson and astronomy writer Donald Goldsmith tackle the king of all subjects: our universe. Similar to most cosmology reads, Tyson and Goldsmith set out on a voyage, exploring our universe’s past, present and future. You encounter seemingly […]

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Brian Greene – The Fabric of the Cosmos Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / a couple of months ago

Brian Greene – The Fabric of the Cosmos Review by Astronimate Synopsis Brian Greene’s The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality guides the reader through some of science’s most ambitious and complex topics. Brian Greene seeks answers to the questions we all ask. What is space? Is time real? What’s […]

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Alan Lightman “Accidental Universe” Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / a few months ago

Alan Lightman “Accidental Universe” Review by Astronimate Synopsis The Accidental Universe: The World You Thought You Knew is similar to many astrophysics and cosmology book, exploring the universe’s evolution. Yet, Lightman peers into the universe from such unique and fascinating vantage points. From spirituality to symmetry to size, you explore the unfathomable, massive, and even shocking […]

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Milky Way Distances Explained: A Voyage Through Our Home Galaxy

By astronimate / a few months ago

Milky Way Distances Explained: A Voyage Through Our Home Galaxy Indeed, our universe is truly gigantic. But, even small parts of our universe are still absolutely vast. In fact, even our home galaxy proves truly mind-boggling when it comes to distance. So, just how vast is our native galaxy? Astronimate is here to break it […]

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Carl Sagan “Billions and Billions” Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / a few months ago

Carl Sagan “Billions and Billions” Review by Astronimate Synopsis Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium, was the final book of Sagan’s sensational career and life. In light of this, and the soon-to-be new millennium, he broaches some of the most enigmatic and sensitive questions regarding our universe. In […]

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Christophe Galfard The Universe in Your Hand Review by Astronimate

By astronimate / a few months ago

Christophe Galfard The Universe in Your Hand Review by Astronimate Synopsis The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time and Beyond, attempts precisely what the book’s title states. Through a series of hypothetical situations, readers go on a mental journey of our cosmos through the eyes and mind of an unnamed main character. Beginning with local and […]

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FOUND! New Hottest Known Planet, KELT-9b is Hotter Than Most Stars

By astronimate / a few months ago

FOUND! New Hottest Known Planet, KELT-9b is Hotter Than Most Stars Since confirming our first official exoplanet discovery in the early 1990s, we have spotted all shapes, sizes, speeds and more. However, this week crowns a new champion for hottest known planet, KELT-9b. Hottest of Hot Jupiters In our exoplanet search, it’s not uncommon to […]

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NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Photo from Inside Jupiter’s Rings

By astronimate / a few months ago

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Photo from Inside Jupiter’s Rings Since its exciting arrival at the king of planets last Independence Day, NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been hard at work, deeply examining Jupiter. Not to mention, fascinating finds and awe-inspiring photos have trickled in along the way. Yet, among the most stunning photos so far […]

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