All Things Astronomy

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Loki, the largest volcano on Jupiter's moon Io, erupts on a more or less regular schedule.
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Hathacat 9 IL Sep 20 Sep 20 11 comment
Common Misconception 3, Part 2: If you’re not doing math, you’re not doing science. Answer: Science does not begin with mathematics, but with direct observation, experiment, and insights into cause-and-effect relationships. . . . ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 20 Sep 20 22 comments
Thinking inside the box, lol.
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Hathacat 9 IL Sep 18 Sep 18 33 comments
Common Misconception 3, Part 1: If you’re not doing math, you’re not doing science. Answer: Science does not begin with mathematics, but with direct observation, experiment, and insights into cause-and-effect relationships. Many of today’s ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 15 Sep 15 33 comments
We have a visitor! Woohoo! [en.wikipedia.org]
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Druvius 7 IA Sep 12 Sep 12 33 comments
LINK Scientists have discovered water vapor on a potentially habitable super-Earth for the first time. That planet is now our best bet for finding alien life.
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balou 8 TX Sep 11 Sep 11 44 comments
Common Misconceptions 3: A Preview, Three Voices Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. Nikola ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 9 Sep 9 55 comments
Common Misconception 2: Some people say Electric Universe proponents reject the laws of physics. Answer: Science is the study of patterns in nature to find dependable relationships between causes and effects. As scientists confirm these ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 8 Sep 8 33 comments
I just had to.....
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Hathacat 9 IL Sep 7 Sep 7 22 comments
Common Misconception 1: Science is self-correcting. Answer: This misconception can be validly answered by both yes and no. No matter how glowingly scientists describe the virtues of the scientific method, it is and always will be a human system...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 7 Sep 7 33 comments
Common Misconception 9: Einstein’s relativity theory has been proven. Answer: Einstein’s Relativity theory is the Special Relativity (SR) theory of 1905 and the General Relativity (GR) theory of 1915. Both examine the motion of physical bodies...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 5 Sep 5 33 comments
Here’s Neil deGrasse Tyson, in Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, 2017, on page 17: “In the beginning, nearly fourteen billion years ago, all the space and all the matter and all the energy of the known universe was contained in a volume ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 4 Sep 4 33 comments
Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation (CMBR) Widely Claimed as Evidence for the Big Bang If there is background radiation coming our way, how would we recognize it? It would have to originate from far behind the galaxies and nebulae that ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Sep 2 Sep 2 88 comments
Dying Star Sheds Its Outer Layer
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 27 Aug 27 11 comment
The Trifid Nebula is a binocular object, visible in the direction toward the Teapot.
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 22 Aug 22 33 comments
Oldest stars in our galaxy. Article about collision and how we know. [nationalgeographic.com]
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ToolGuy 8 Canada Aug 17 Aug 17 22 comments
Andromeda galaxy, closest large spiral
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 16 Aug 16 55 comments
Collisions on Jupiter. Youtube
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ToolGuy 8 Canada Aug 15 Aug 15 22 comments
“If the red shifts are a Doppler shift . . . The observations as they stand lead to the anomaly of a closed universe, curiously small and dense, and, it may be added, suspiciously young. “On the other hand, if red shifts are not Doppler ...
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yvilletom 6 CA Aug 15 Aug 15 33 comments
Invisible speeding galaxies that are too old/too fast to see.[livescience.com]
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ToolGuy 8 Canada Aug 14 Aug 14 33 comments
UGC 2369. Clash of the Titans in very slow motion!
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 14 Aug 14 55 comments
Have scientists proved the Big Bang did not happen? Youtube
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ToolGuy 8 Canada Aug 13 Aug 13 88 comments
The far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, is seen as it crosses between our 'EPIC' camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, and the Earth - one million miles away.
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 5 Aug 5 44 comments
Milky Way over Yellowstone
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 4 Aug 4 33 comments
The known exoplanets
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Hathacat 9 IL Aug 4 Aug 4 22 comments


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