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What is a Black Hole?

By astronimate / last year

What is a Black Hole? A black hole is formed from a dying star. But, not just any star, it has to be massive! At least 20 times the mass of our Sun, which is already enormous! As the star goes through the process of its violent death, all of its material is crushed down […]

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What Would It Be Like To Live On The Moon?

By astronimate / last year

What Would It Be Like To Live On The Moon? Even as young children, we are familiar with the Moon because it almost always shines bright and sparking in our night sky. It’s the second brightest object in Earth’s sky, second only to our Sun. Most people also know that it is the only environment […]

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What Would It Be Like To Live On Mars?

By astronimate / last year

What Would It Be Like To Live On Mars?   We have fictionally spoken and written about sending Humans to our small neighbor, Mars for many years. We have NASA’s Mars Rover permanently on the planet, allowing us to remotely explore and see videos of Mars. Now, we even have genuine plans to send Humans […]

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What Would It Be Like To Live On Venus?

By astronimate / last year

 What Would It Be Like To Live On Venus? As the hottest planet in our solar system, full of dangerous and extreme environments, Venus is not a place that any Human would ever want to visit. But, for now, let’s look past the dangers and assume that we are equipped with the necessary technology to […]

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What Would It Be Like To Live On Mercury?

By astronimate / last year

What Would It Be Like To Live On Mercury? As most of us already know, living essentially anywhere besides Earth in our solar system would be extremely deadly. Let’s forget about that for a moment and assume that we have the technology and capabilities to do so. So, what would it be like to live […]

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Moon Phases Explained

By astronimate / last year

Moon Phases Explained Humans have marveled at our beautiful Moon for centuries. It has been the subject of love songs, the cause of astronomical mysteries, an ancient calendar system and more. As our Moon goes through its phases, the distinct shapes it takes on are instantly recognizable by nearly all of us. However, the names […]

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What is the Juno Mission?

By astronimate / last year

What is the Juno Mission?  It’s been all over the news and internet, but what is the Juno Mission? NASA’s Juno mission left Earth on August 5, 2011 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Since launch, Juno has traveled an impressive 1.7 billion miles leading up to its ultimate mission goal of falling into orbit around Jupiter, our […]

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We are Made of Star Stuff

By astronimate / last year

We are Made of Star Stuff The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the wholesale NBA jerseys iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made Melanson in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff. Carl Sagan Carl Sagan was, as always, correct. We humans […]

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Easy Explanation of Gravitational Waves

By astronimate / last year

Easy Explanation of Gravitational Waves Internet buzz, top-billing on national news and trending on social media. Yet, the majority of us don’t understand Policy” what Gravitational Waves are, let alone why they are significant to science. Mix in some references to LIGO and Interferometers and you’ve completely lost 99% of us! It is unfortunately tough to […]

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