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Why Is The Sky Blue On Pluto? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is the sky blue on Pluto?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little “Mr. Science” but again it still beats answering inquiries about assorted, odd intimate acts. Seriously? We thought “Plating” was ...

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Why Is NASA Postponing Orion’s First Manned Mission? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is NASA postponing Orion’s first manned mission?” Good question. (OK, it’s a little “current events” but again it beats answering those questions about your odder intimate acts. Seriously? We thought “The ...

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk: We Should Nuke Mars

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Elon Musk thinks we should bomb the red planet. Yes, the Elon Musk—the head of Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)—has made headlines again with some of his more creative and controversial thoughts. During a recent interview appearance on ...

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Suntory Whiskey Will Be Aged In Space

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If the astronauts get “Lost In Space” it might be because they’re sampling the Suntory Whiskey. After garnering awards for making the world’s best whiskies, Japanese beverage company Suntory Holdings Ltd. is looking toward the future. Indeed, if their newly ...

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Why Is Space So Big? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is space so big?” you ask? Good question.  (OK, it is a little bit Douglas Adams maybe but it beats some of those perplexing personal questions. After all, we don’t know ...

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Black Hole Too Big For Its Galaxy

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A monster black hole has just been discovered. According to a study published in the journal Science, astronomers have located a massive black hole that appears to have affected the growth of the galaxy. Now known as CID-947, the super ...

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Venus and Jupiter Conjunction To Take Place Tuesday Night

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Two of the brightest planets visible from Earth will come very close to each other on Tuesday evening, in a phenomenon known as conjunction. For anyone gazing into a clear sky in North America on Tuesday evening, Venus and Jupiter ...

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European Southern Observatory Discovers Galaxy Inside Galaxy

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For the first time ever, astronomers have located direct evidence of a galaxy inside of another galaxy’s stars. With the help of the European Southern Observatory’s telescope, a team of astronomers have found evidence of galactic cannibalism – proof that ...

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Hubble Astronomers Locate Exoplanet With Comet-Like Tail

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According to Hubble scientists the Hubble Space Telescope recently discovered a cloudy conflagration of hydrogen gas around a Neptune-sized exoplanet named GJ 436b. Its atmosphere, which is presently bleeding out into space, has been named “The Behemoth.” Scientists believe that ...

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