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Crypto.com is a faggot

6 Jan 2021 2 minute read 3 comments cMasta

(Picture from Wikimedia ūüĎć) 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...

Bitcoin Rejected at 16,000

6 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments cMasta

Does anyone else picture a basketballer smacking down the graph when this happens or is that just me ūüėā Unfortunately, I'm not a better artist so that's what I came up with. Anyway the sky is really nice tonight and I thought about those Mars mission...

A hole lot of anything

13 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

Consider a reality and several billion paths that lead you to several billion decisions. Now take a prism shine a light through it, your given six choices. Now imagine you can jump into anyone of those colors revealing an alternate truth. But this is...

[Software][Astronomy] Stellarium. General overview. Searching for NEOWISE (+ video-version)

3 Aug 2020 7 minute read 0 comments alexbiojs

Introduction In this post I’d like to discuss the Comet NEOWISE phenomenon and try to find the comet with the help of Stellarium.One of the reasons is that the current situation in my city (smog) will not allow me to see even a single star. And with...

Don't Miss the Supermoon

9 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments oralet

Stargazers have been enjoying the Pink Super Moon since yesterday, so tonight is your last chance to see this beauty! Supermoons occur when the moon is within 90% of perigee -- which means its closest approach to Earth in orbit. The moon will appear...

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...

The Pinwheel Galaxy · Messier 101

26 Jan 2020 3 minute read 2 comments astrophoto

The Pinwheel Galaxy (Messier 101 & NGC 5457) is a spiral galaxy and it is about 24 to 27 million light years away from us. Seen from Earth, it is located in the constellation Ursa Major / Big Dipper / Big Bear and forms a triangle with the stars Alka...

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...

"Proxima c": a new "friend" in the Universe? [ENG/ITA]

18 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Luke86

If its existence will be confirmed, Proxima c it will be the closest exoplanet to the Earth. After the discover of Proxima b in 2016, Proxima Centauri the closest star to the Solar System (about 4,3 light-years) could have a second planet orbiting a...

Marsnik Probes: The Mars Curse

13 Jan 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Solominer

In the early 1960s there was a race to space, and to set foot or lander on planets before other countries could. Even a flyby would be great bragging rights and will give scientists alot of data to look over. Russia attempted many Mars flybys and al...