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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Crescent Nebula - NGC6888

24 Jan 2020 3 minute read 9 comments astrophoto

The Cresent Nebula (NGC6888) is a bigger (regarding its apparent size) Emission Nebula and is located in the constellation of Cygnus, approximately 4,700 light-years away from us. As already written in my previous posts, the constellation of Cygnus i...

Crypto.com is a faggot

6 Jan 2021 2 minute read 3 comments cMasta

(Picture from Wikimedia 👍) My New Year's resolution is to not be a shithead. I was proud of myself for being on my feet when I thought of that, but now I'm sitting on my butt. What I mean is that I want to be mostly productive. So far I have actually...

Debunking "fake news" and clickbait titles

15 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments PierreL

If you've been on social media this past week, you might have seen titles resembling "NASA Spots 'Potentially Hazardous' Asteroid Rapidly Approaching Earth" or "Largest Planet-Killer Asteroid To Approach Earth This Month Arriving On Saturday" pop up...

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...