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Sun’s close encounter with Scholz’s Star (University of Rochester Press Release)

A group of astronomers from the US, Europe, Chile and South Africa have determined that 70,000 years ago a recently discovered dim star is likely to have passed through the Solar System’s distant cloud of comets, the Oort Cloud. 1,074 more words


UK Singles Chart Journey Through the Solar System

So I decided to look for song titles featuring the planets of our solar system that have charted in the UK singles chart on polyhex.com and watch the videos on YouTube, because, well, why the heck not? 1,920 more words


This Just In: Some People Still Don't Know What The Moon Is

by Cake & Poison

In today’s wide world of educational opportunities and super-cheap college tuition, you’d THINK that people would know the difference between a planet and a star! 312 more words

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Science Sweet-Tooth: Keeping Up With The Exoplanets

by Cake & Poison

Remember yesterday when we regaled you with fantastic news of the ESO’s Paranal Observatory in northern Chile, and how scientists were… 193 more words