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The Effect of Living in Space

While I think that studying space and astronomy is super awesome, I honestly am not sure I can imagine anything worse than living in space for an extended period of time. As we discussed in class, living in space (or at least in orbit) is essentially like being in constant free fall. You know that stomach […] Continue reading Continue reading

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Extra Solar Planets, Probable Cause for Life Elsewhere

  “Kepler Orrery (large and small systems)” An extra solar planet is define as an object in space that meets the formal definition detailed by the IAU with the exception that it orbits a star other than the Sun. As of April 4, 2014 there have 1780 planets discovered in 1103 planetary systems (460 of […] Continue reading Continue reading

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