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12/05/2016 09:58 PM
‘Insufferable’ Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Recovering From ‘Record Setting’ Antarctic Expedition Emergency Evacuation

Buzz Aldrin - the second man to walk on the Moon - is recovering nicely today in a New Zealand hospital after an emergency medical evacuation cut short his record setting Antarctic expedition as the oldest man to reach the South Pole - which Team Buzz lightheartly noted would make him “insufferable” !

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12/05/2016 05:32 PM
Quasar Light Confirms Consistency Of Electromagnetism Over 8 Billion Years

The ESO has released spectral data obtained by the Very Large Telescope, which studied a distant qausar to determine how electromagnetism works.

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12/05/2016 06:25 AM
Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year

One of the best yearly meteor showers contends with the nearly Full Moon this year, but don't despair; you may yet catch the Geminids.

The post Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year appeared first on Universe Today.



12/03/2016 09:58 PM
SpaceX ‘Return to Flight’ Set For Dec. 16 with Next Gen Iridium Satellites – 3 Months After Pad Explosion

Only three months after the catastrophic launch pad explosion of their commercial Falcon 9 rocket in Florida, SpaceX has set Dec. 16 as the date for the boosters ‘Return to Flight’ launch from California with the first batch of Iridium’s next-generation communications satellites.

The post SpaceX ‘Return to Flight’ Set For Dec. 16 with Next Gen Iridium Satellites – 3 Months After Pad Explosion appeared first on Universe Today.



12/03/2016 01:37 PM
What is the Weather like on Venus?

The weather on Venus is incredibly hostile, characterized by extreme temperatures, acid rain, lightning storms and powerful winds.

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12/02/2016 07:17 PM
Russian Progress Cargo Ship Launch Failure Deals Setback to ISS

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - An unmanned Russian Progress resupply ship bound for the International Space Station (ISS) was lost shortly after launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Thursday when its Soyuz booster suffered a catastrophic anomaly in the third stage, and the craft and its contents were totally destroyed.

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12/02/2016 03:53 PM
How Far is the Asteroid Belt from the Sun?

The Asteroid Belt, which rests between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, orbits our Sun at a distance of 3.2 to 4.2 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun

The post How Far is the Asteroid Belt from the Sun? appeared first on Universe Today.



12/02/2016 01:30 PM
Carnival of Space #486

This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Leedjia Svec at the Stylish STEM blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #486. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you should really join the carnival. Just email an […]

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12/02/2016 12:50 PM
The Canes Venatici Constellation

In the northern sky, bordered by Ursa Major and Boötes, lies the small constellation of Canes Venatici, one of the 88 constellations recognized by the IAU.

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12/01/2016 02:35 PM
What are Leptons?

According to the Standard Model of Particle Physics, all matter is composed is hadrons (which are made up of elementary particles) and leptons, which are elementary particles themselves.

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