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How Do Gravitational Slingshots Work? by FRASER CAIN on JULY 28, 2014

Have you ever heard that spacecraft can speed themselves up by performing gravitational slingshot maneuvers? What's involved to get yourself going faster acr.

What Part of the Milky Way Can We See?

When you look up and see the Milky Way, you're gazing into the heart of our home galaxy.

Progression of a star's development. . .

A STAR'S BIRTH AND DEATH --- In this graphic discover what takes for a star to be born. By Jason Treat and Alexander Stegmaier. Published on March 2014 A star gave it's life so we could exist.

How Do The Tides Work?

Anyone who lives close to ocean is familiar with the tides. But how do the tides work? Do othe.

How Big Is the Big Dipper http://chzb.gr/1yT44SO

How Big Is the Big Dipper http://chzb.gr/1yT44SO

Energie et matière noire - JE SUIS CHARLIE, 2015

Dark Energy Dark Matter The two largest pieces of the Universe that we know the least about, yet nothing less than the ultimate fate of the Universe will be determined by them. (Illustration: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss) The Universe in a Jelly Bean Jar

See how the tilt of the Earth creates the seasons, equinoxes and solstices.

Season to Season: Earth's Equinoxes & Solstices (Infographic)

See how the tilt of the Earth creates the seasons, equinoxes and solstices.

How Can We Clean Up That Space Junk?

We're total litterbugs. What are some strategies that have been developed to clean up all that junk in space and make it saf.

What Would A Black Hole Look Like?

Get Ready for the First Pictures of a Black Hole& Event Horizon - Universe Today

When Did the First Stars Form?

Shortly after the Big Bang, the Universe had cooled to the point that the first stars could form out of the primordial hydrogen. How long did it take, and wh.

What Does a Supernova Sounds Like?

We've all been ruined by science fiction, with their sound effects in space. But if you could watch a supernova detonate from a safe distance away, what woul.

Are Intelligent Civilizations Doomed?

One answer to the Fermi Paradox is the idea of the Great Filter; the possibility that something wipes out of intelligent civilizations.

Time-Lapse Video of The International Space Station's View From Space

Time-Lapse Video of The International Space Station's View From Space

Earth by Michael König. Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, who to my knowledge shot these pictures at an altitude of around 350 km.

How Can We Move the Earth?

Sooner or later we're going to want to move the Earth further away from the Sun. It turns out, there are a few techniques that might actually make this possi.

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