That One Time We Wanted To Nuke The Moon

That One Time We Wanted To Nuke The Moon

During the 1950’s a lot of curious things happened. The red scare was at its height in the US, and the USSR and USA were locked in a pretty insane nuclear arms race that had the rest of the world biting at its fingernails. Things were tense, to say the least. Like two ego-fueled high school jocks, two superpowers were always looking for an excuse to flaunt their power and superiority over the other, and heaven forbid if your nemesis outdone you in some manner. If you have this in mind, it might not be a surprise that the US […]

A Possibly Habitable Earth-Like Planet Discovered Just 4 Light Years Away

A Possibly Habitable Earth-Like Planet Discovered Just 4 Light Years Away

A team of scientists recently announced the discovery of a new planet not far from our Solar System. A discovery of this caliber is fairly typical in the astronomy field, so why are scientists, popular media outlets, and regular people like me and you getting so excited about it? Because this planet could be another Earth! It sounds crazy, we know. We’re more used to hearing about planets being downgraded and stars being named, or NASA exploring planets and moons orbiting our own Sun. But, this new planet, currently dubbed Proxima b, gives us a lot to be excited about. […]

150 Cool Space Facts: The Ultimate Guide To The Universe

150 Cool Space Facts: The Ultimate Guide To The Universe

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and caught yourself wondering how many stars are there? Or how many people have been on the Moon? How long did they stay? Maybe you want to know what is the biggest, or fastest, thing we discovered so far? Do you know which man-made object is currently farthest from Earth? Space is really, really big. (“Not as big as yo mama!” is heard somewhere in the background). Naturally, that means that there is a mind-boggling amount of interesting and awe-inspiring stuff that we have discovered about it. Some of the facts […]

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