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Beyond Neptune: Discovering Objects In the Outer Solar System

Being greeted by hula dancers and burly Samoans twirling fiery torches are some of the perks when arriving at one of the hottest beach destinations in the Pacific. 1,078 more words

Astronomy

Randolph Carter Traveling Back to Earth and Passing by Kynarth

We have been reviewing “Through the Gates of the Silver Key” written by H.P. Lovecraft and E. Hoffmann Price for over three months – since late January 2017. 1,047 more words

H.P. Lovecraft

An Unexpected Journey to the Southern Hemisphere?

Normally my work life is not too exciting from an outdoors adventure standpoint. I mostly sit behind a computer writing code, writing papers, writing proposals, and writing recommendation letters. 992 more words

Travel

Unravelling the mysteries of the farthest objects of the Solar System

Neptune with objects shot from space, including elements furnished by NASA

Unravelling the mysteries of the farthest objects of the Solar System

Contribute to this new Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences Research Topic which aims to investigate the origins and the main features of trans-Neptunian objects – small celestial objects that orbit the Sun at a greater distance than Neptune. 529 more words

Featured News

New Horizons Probe Halfway Between Pluto and Its Next Target in Kuiper Belt

Just today, (April 4) the NASA probe New Horizons reached its halfway point between the Pluto system and its next target in the Kuiper belt, the small object 2014 MU69. 149 more words

Astro2110

Where does Earth’s water come from?

About a month ago, when NASA discovered 7 planets orbiting the star TRAPPIST-1, I took the opportunity to post on the Goldilocks Zone. This is the region around a star where liquid water can exist on a planet. 630 more words

SCience And Technology

Scientists Say This Rogue Planet Contradicts Existing Models of Planetary Formation

This world is not like the others.

 

A giant rogue world once described as the “planet that shouldn’t be there” looks like it actually formed out in deep space, far from its host star and the cosmic material that usually births planets, according to new research. 618 more words

COSMOLOGY AND ASTOPHYSICS