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Science Fiction or Science Fact, The Peculiar case of KIC-8462852

A subtitle to this article could read something like “When Science Fiction becomes Science Fact” or “What happens to an astronomer’s brain from prolonged Oxygen deprivation-too many hours observing above 4.1 kilometers Altitude” or “Idea Suggestion Rejects for the next Netflix Sci-Fi Thriller” or “Everything that Isn’t Happening with KIC8-462852”. 3,307 more words


Stellar classification

what you can see on the picture is extremely cool (hot actually) even that you don´t know it yet. It is called Hertzsprung-Russell diagram and I will try to explain it with the rest of Stellar classification. 516 more words


Breeders' Cup Saturday

60-1 longshot Take Charge Brandi wins the Juvenile Fillies

Take Charge Brandi

Take Charge Brandi heads back to the Lukas barn

Last year’s Filly and Mare Turf winner Dank. 648 more words


The Birth and Lifetime of Stars (2)

Imagine the protostellar material becoming denser and heating up, hence moving left to right on the HR diagram, eventually finding a place on the main sequence.   490 more words



Ragged Robbin (FR)
(Running Today at Wolverhampton)

Age: 2 (Foaled February 27th, 2011)
Sex: Chestnut Colt

Sire: Speightstown
Who has produced many AW winners! including; (wolverhampton, 1st track run-winners) … 121 more words


We Are Made - a Poem by Kate Rauner

We Are Made – a Poem by Kate Rauner

Up, up, and down,

Quarks in a cloud

Are bound.

Quiescent, they coalesce; ignite;

Balance heat and mass; 60 more words


Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram

Originally it was proposed, based on the spectral types, that young stars are hot, very bright, and with a large mass, and as they become older, they progressively burn their material, becoming colder, less heavy, and less bright.  742 more words