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The ages of things: understanding what is true

This post is as much for my benefit as it is anything else.  I’ve spent a couple of hours over the last few days piecing together the various ages of things that I think are pretty darn awesome.  386 more words

Scientific Literacy

Happy 25 Years to the Hubble Space Telescope

Happy 25 years to the Hubble Space Telescope! The largest orbital telescope ever launched was deployed on April 25, 1990, during the mission of  55 more words

History

Question what you think you know; Are the age of rock formations world-wide accurate?

A Farmer Drilled For Water, But What Came Up Turned This Desert Into An Oasis!

Originally posted here:http://www.offgridquest.com/life-stories/a-farmer-drilled-for-water-but-what-came?start=1

It looks like something from a different planet. 401 more words

Education

astronomy breakfast

Fried Egg Galaxy  NGC 7742

The galaxy is unusual in that it contains a ring but no bar. Typically, bars are needed to produce a ring structure. 119 more words

Universal

esa huygens probe

Saturn Cassini

The Huygens Probe was named after Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch astronomer who in 1655 discovered Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. The probe was designed by the European Space Agency (ESA), to perform an in-depth study of the clouds, atmosphere, and surface of Titan.

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Astronomers

Spacecraft Orbit - Cassini Saturn

Cassini–Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to the planet Saturn. It is a flagship-class NASA–ESA–ASI robotic spacecraft sent to the Saturn system. It has studied the planet and its many natural satellites since arriving there on June 30, 2004, also observing Jupiter and the heliosphere, and testing the theory of relativity. 67 more words

Solar System

Eternity IS!

“Experimental evidence doesn’t actually rule out the possibility that there may indeed be a time before the beginning — a previous age of the universe that ended when space collapsed in on itself” … so physics might actually be on the threshold of proving that  the universe is eternal and didn’t “begin” after all.

Age Of The Universe