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Guest post by David MacMillan
One of the great things about being home schooled was the way every experience could become a learning opportunity. We were always ready to investigate new things and build on what we learned, and it’s a habit that has remained with me for the rest of my life. 1,728 more words
The space between the planets is populated by billions of particles mostly from asteroids and comets, which are following orbits around the Sun. We call them meteoroids, defined by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), as a particle larger than a micron and smaller than ten meters in diameter. 1,264 more words
H.P. Lovecraft’s love for astronomy is well known and from 1903 to 1914 he wrote numerous articles on the subject. He did keep an astronomical notebook where he recorded, although somewhat inconsistently, a variety of astronomical phenomenon and occurrences (Joshi, 2013). 1,009 more words
Influences on the environment which come from beyond the atmosphere, such as solar activity, cosmic rays, and meteorites.