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The Precession Of The Earth Is Eternal

18 Feb 2022 5 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

In a previous article from a few months back titled, 'We should be exploding at the speed we're moving', I detailed how our planet Earth is spinning on a daily basis at an angle,  while orbiting / spiraling around the sun while our entire solar syste...

We Should Be Exploding At The Speed We're Moving!

27 Nov 2021 3 minute read 0 comments SweptOverNiagara

Hold on to something! The planets of our solar system, include our home planet Earth are spiraling towards the sun as they speed forward around the Milky Way Galaxy on its never ending journey through the universe. The speed at which our solar system...

Jupiter's Red Eye

26 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Brummerh

Jupiter's atmosphere is mainly hydrogen gas. Because of this hydrogen gas, there are lots of storms on the surface of Jupiter. The storm is called the Great Red Spot. The Great Red Spot has been observed since 1665. This spot has been rotating for ce...

2 faces of the Moon

25 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Brummerh

The Moon always has a single face to us. Every time the Moon appears in the sky, we are looking at the same side of the Moon, just as if we were looking at the surface of a spinning object. The side we see changes over time, so the Moon doesn't look...

Moon's Atmosphere

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Brummerh

In the early 1600s, astronomers used telescopes to observe the Moon. The first telescope was built in 1608. During this time, scientists were able to see four craters on the Moon: the three "big" craters on the lunar surface, the far side of the Moon...

Why is Mars so hot?

24 Oct 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Brummerh

For the first one, we can look at the surface of Mars. Mars has a very thin atmosphere compared to Earth, which is less than 1% of our atmosphere In the thin atmosphere, we have clouds that are formed by the water in the atmosphere that condense to f...

A brief explanation of TDE`s

15 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments eld3niz

Black holes are one of the most mysterious objects in the universe. As the name suggests, the detection is rather difficult and relies on phenomena like gravitational influence on nearby stars and protostellar objects. In addition to that, there is a...

Black Hole sucks in a star like spaghetti

9 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Lukros76

  Very recently, astronomers observed a star being essentially sucked in by a supermassive black hole, and as the light of the star was being extinguished and sucked in, the "delayed" light left a sort of spaghetti path from where the star was ori...

Why creating a settlement on the Red Planet is going to be a pain in the Mars

24 Feb 2021 4 minute read 2 comments PierreL

With the Perseverance rover landing last week, everyone started talking about Mars again. But is it truly a safe haven where humanity can thrive if we fail (on) Earth?   For a few minutes, let's assume that we have the technology and resources availa...

Star Clusters around us - a bit of astronomy.

20 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Nanae

Hi fellows!Here I present to you some information about Messier45 commonly known as Pleiades or Seven Sisters. It is open star cluster containing over a 800 of stars* which some of them you can observe by your own eyes without using any specific equi...