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How to look up in the sky

The beauty of astronomy is that anybody can do it. From the tiniest baby to the most advanced astrophysicist, there is something for anyone who wants to enjoy astronomy. In fact, it is a science that is so accessible that virtually anybody can do it virtually anywhere they are. All they have to know how …

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What is an asteroid?

There is a lot of exciting stuff going on in the stars above us that make astronomy so much fun. The truth is the universe is a constantly changing, moving, some would say “living” thing because you just never know what you are going to see on any given night of stargazing. But of the …

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The Moment Before Death 

Alia stared at the night sky with a heart-warming smile as she stood on the rooftop of her school. A pitch dark sky filled with beautiful, glowing, shining stars flashing above her. Beautiful. Stars are beautiful. No matter what happens or what goes around them, they still shine so bright from their core. No matter …

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An Examination of the Number and Discovery of Habitable Earth-Sized Planets in 22% of Sun-Like Stars Have Earth-Sized Planets in the Habitable Zone

The article I chose was called, “22% of Sun-like Stars have Earth-sized Planets in the Habitable Zone,” by Nancy Atkinson, posted on universetoday.com on November 4, 2013. The article was about the number and the discovery of “habitable Earth-sized planets.” This topic has been pursued for decades, and finally we have results, thanks to the …

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Who Is Emmahdorable?

Many online hosts use the Twitch, the live streaming video platform to broadcast a number of activities including video games, eSports competitions, creative contents, in real lifestreams, as well as music. Emmahdorable has, however, found a niche on the site by posting video games and has risen to a star status. The American Twitch star …

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The Feasibility of Space Exploration Through the Breakthrough Starshot Project

Breakthrough Starshot Over the past couple of decades, a huge importance has been placed on the exploration of space. Humans have realized that at the rate they are currently abusing the planet Earth, it will be gone sooner than they could have ever imagined. Learning more about Earth’s surrounding environment has become the focal point …

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Pictures in the Sky

One of the earliest activities we engaged in when we first got into astronomy is the same one we like to show our children just as soon as their excitement about the night sky begins to surface. That is the fun of finding constellations. But finding constellations and using them to navigate the sky is …

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