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Solar System Facts: A Guide to Things Orbiting Our Sun


Learn how our solar system formed, how it was discovered and the names of the planets, dwarf planets and regions of space that orbit our sun. (Space.com) More More

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Posted on 17 November 2017 | 11:44 pm | Google News

How to Use Mobile Apps to See the Solar System's Ice-Giant Planets - Space.com


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How to Use Mobile Apps to See the Solar System's Ice-Giant Planets
Space.com
Uranus and Neptune are the third- and fourth-largest planets in our solar system, each about half the size of Saturn, or four times the size of Earth. But they orbit the sun at such ... Superior planets, which orbit farther from the sun than Earth does ...

Posted on 17 November 2017 | 7:36 am | Google News

The Leonid Meteor Shower: A Comprehensive Guide | Digital Trends - Digital Trends


The Leonid Meteor Shower: A Comprehensive Guide | Digital Trends
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In the coming days, the annual Leonid meteor shower will reach peak activity. That said, here's a comprehensive guide to the celestial event.
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Posted on 15 November 2017 | 8:03 pm | Google News

6 Totally Normal Behaviors That Might Mean You're a Psychopath, According to Science - Mental Floss


Mental Floss

6 Totally Normal Behaviors That Might Mean You're a Psychopath, According to Science
Mental Floss
"The desire for power, status, and money characterizing Dark Triad individuals," the researchers write, seems to guide their choice of majors. In other words, going ... According to a preliminary study from New York University, people with higher ...

Posted on 13 November 2017 | 3:57 pm | Google News

The Mental Floss Guide to the November Night Sky - Mental Floss


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The Mental Floss Guide to the November Night Sky
Mental Floss
Venus is about the size of Earth (it is, in many ways, our evil twin), and is one planet closer to the Sun than Earth in its orbit. It is a stunning, unblinking ... The first planet to be discovered by telescope, Uranus is the nearest of the two "ice ...

Posted on 1 November 2017 | 12:10 pm | Google News

Albert Einstein's notes on life and happiness to go on sale - The Independent


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Albert Einstein's notes on life and happiness to go on sale
The Independent
Showers of meteors periodically pass through the area where the Earth is, as gravitational disturbances upset the Oort Cloud, which is a shell of icy objects on the edge of the solar system. They happen on a 26-million year cycle, scientists have said ...

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Posted on 24 October 2017 | 5:59 am | Google News

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