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A Space Odyssey

The Universe is a vast, wondrous place and the myriad of celestial objects it nestles, in full display in our night sky, has awed humans since the dawn of mankind. 632 more words

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NASA Image of the Day - Even in the Desert

For the second time in three years, snow has accumulated in the desert near the northern Algerian town of Aïn Séfra. via @NASA http://ift.tt/2FLXibp


Unseen Giant


There was once a large planet called “9”

Since not seen, no one dared to assign

a name to this body,

but, not to seem shoddy, 9 more words


NASA Image of the Day - Three of the 'Thirty-Five New Guys'

On January 16, 1978, NASA announces the first astronaut class in nine years, which included the first African Americans. via @NASA http://ift.tt/2FHMDPa


James May’s Things You Need to Know about the Universe

Genre: TV Documentary
Broadcaster: BBC 2
Duration: 30m
URL: https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ondemand/index.php/clip/114962

Before getting into what is/isn’t useful in this programme, I feel that I should warn you that the graphics, and some of the narration, are a little unorthodox, daft even, compared with what you might expect from a science documentary. 783 more words


Relation between Spin and Revolution of a Body

Let us take the example of an arbitrary spherical body, say, a planet, revolving around a central point, say the Sun.




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