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Voyager Golden Record

The Voyager 2 is a space probe that was launched by NASA in 1977 in order to study the outer planets. It is still traveling and is now sending back information about the outer solar system and is around 13 billion miles away from earth. There is a record inside the voyager made to display […] Continue reading

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Wormhole Theory

Reading about the vast size of the universe, I started exploring the possibility of travelling through the it. One popular theory on the structure of space-time is a wormhole. It postulates a theoretical passage through space-time that could create a shortcut to a different spot in the universe. So far, we’ve thought about travelling inContinue reading “Wormhole Theory” Continue reading

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SkyView Lite

SkyView Lite is a app for Apple that makes stargazing super easy and fun for beginners. I have personally had this app for about 9 months. It’s great fun to pull out the app on warm summer nights. Even when the light pollution in the city gets in the way, this app allows the userContinue reading “SkyView Lite” Continue reading

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How Do We Understand the Size of Our Universe?

It is hard for us to truly fathom the sheer size of our universe, this is clear- the distances involved are simply too big to comprehend with just the human mind. But we have begun to understand the nature of this size, and order the magnitudes of the universe in ways we can understand. TheContinue reading “How Do We Understand the Size of Our Universe?” Continue reading

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KING MIDAS

KING MIDAS AT LAURAL PARK AKA MIDAS PARK IN HIS HOMETOWN OF CYPRESS CALIFORNIA
MIDAS’ FAVORITE SONG CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://soundcloud.com/felicianocastellanos/oouuoo
PICTURE TAKEN BY ME
 
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Earth’s Movements 101

We’re all just stardust. Literally… — Me. The motion of the Earth can be a complex concept to wrap your mind around. Why? Because Earth isn’t only moving in one way. Let’s start with the most simple and easy-to-understand of Earth’s motions- rotation. Earth is spinning constantly on its axis. In fact, it is spinningContinue reading “Earth’s Movements 101” Continue reading

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ASTR 2110 1st post

Hi, my name is Colin, and I am currently a student athlete at Vanderbilt University. I am taking 2 astronomy classes this semester, and hope to gain a good amount of perspective when it comes to knowing about space and our place in it. I’ve always enjoyed sci-fi and fantasy genres of books, movies, andContinue reading “ASTR 2110 1st post” Continue reading

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Meet (Astrono)me! ⭐

Thank you for visiting my blog! 😊 Hello! My name is Vivian Li, and I’m just now starting my blog about my studies on the solar system this upcoming semester. I’m a junior undergraduate student in Vanderbilt University, and looking forward to great things this semester in ASTR2110! Though I’m a computer science major and … Continue reading Meet (Astrono)me! ⭐ Continue reading

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Celebrity Scientists

For my last blog, I wanted to write about something that was somewhat related to astronomy: celebrity scientists. Specifically, I wanted my last blog to be why Bill Nye is not a scientist. He should not be having millions of followers or appearing at colleges and talk shows (not scientists should be creating a “brand” … Continue reading Celebrity Scientists Continue reading

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The Militarization of Space: What We Know Might Scare You. What We Don’t Know is Probably Even Worse.

What do you think was the first man-made object in space? Who do you think launched that object? It may surprise you to find out that the first man-made object to reach space was a V-2 rocket launched by Nazi Germany in 1944. Fortunately, the Third Reich was defeated before their successes in rocketry could … Continue reading The Militarization of Space: What We Know Might Scare You. What We Don’t Know is Probably Even Worse. Continue reading

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