Daily Archives: April 30, 2012

Through binoculars I leave my narrow world for An ocean of stars – Astropoetry by TychoGirl About these ads

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Exceedingly cool

In astronomy, the most interesting things are never the obvious ones. Most often they’re small and faint and easy to overlook. The world of the Zooniverse recently highlighted just such an object. Say hello to SDSS J110217.48+411315.4. And show it … Continue reading

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How curious!

In other news, there are now less than 100 days until the Curiosity rover lands on Mars. About the size of an SUV and weighing in at about a ton, Curiosity is the most technologically advanced piece of machinery ever … Continue reading

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Rage, rage against the dying of the light

If you were to be able to travel forward in time by about 7 billion years and take a look at our parent star, what might you see? What would the Sun, by then weary with old age, look like? … Continue reading

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