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What Is the Great Red Spot?

We all know Jupiter, the absolute unit of the Solar System. Hey, you could cram like 1,300 Earths inside Jupiter, so you know the big ball of hydrogen gas means business. Except for the Sun, […]

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What Is a Lunar Calendar?

It’s Chinese New Year (or Lunar New Year), which for those who don’t follow it probably has you wondering how that all works–since most calendars ticked over to the next year in January. That’s because […]

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How Will the Sun Die?

Well it’s not time to get into the spooky spirit without a heaping of existential dread, right? Apparently it’s not a too uncommon experience for us to have had the existential dread of the Sun […]

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What Are Rogue Planets?

What Are Rogue Planets? If you heard the term “rogue planet” and leapt at the chance to see an Earth-sized rock committing galactic-scale crimes, you might be disappointed. That’s because rogue planets are not criminals […]

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What Makes the World Spin? 

Fun fact, the world is always spinning, and not just because you stood up really fast. It’s what makes the day/night cycle work and all that. But, what do we know, not every planet spins. […]