Tag Archives: Sun

How To Find An Exoplanet

Exoplanets are tricky to find, so how do you go about finding them? MinutePhysics provides a clear and concise explanation on how to find an exoplanet, and it’s all to do with how much light the star darkens by when an … Continue reading

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Dub FX – The Rain Is Gone

Dub FX – The Rain Is Gone. As the current heatwave blasts across Britain, here’s a lovely song about the rain being gone, by the awesome Dub FX. The sun has got his hat on, hip hip hip hooray! Onwards!

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How To Identify That Light In The Sky

“What is that light in the sky? Perhaps one of humanity’s more common questions, an answer may result from a few quick observations. For example — is it moving or blinking? If so, and if you live near a city, the … Continue reading

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The Sun Rotating

“Does the Sun change as it rotates? Yes, and the changes can vary from subtle to dramatic. In the above time-lapse sequences, our Sun — as imaged by NASA‘s Solar Dynamics Observatory – is shown rotating though the entire month of January. In the … Continue reading

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Melodysheep – What Is A God? (Feat. Jason Silva)

Melodysheep – What is a God? (Feat. Jason Silva). What is a God? Jason Silva reckons it’s the sun, as that is what provides life to us. It’s certainly a more plausible explanation than a divine (benevolent?) being. Hurrah for … Continue reading

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Outer Space

Some pretty cool facts about space. Credit to OnlineSchools (although I can’t find the image on their website at all). I knew the majority of the things on the list, but infographics are always interesting to look at. Onwards!

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In The Shadow Of Saturn

The images taken by the Cassini space probe are fast becoming some of my favourite images. I can now add to the growing list this stunning image of Saturn (APOD). “In the shadow of Saturn, unexpected wonders appear. The robotic Cassini … Continue reading

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13 Science Myths You Probably Believe

There are some scientific claims that you really should be more sceptical about. BuzzFeed has collected together 13 of these myths, with a short explanation (often with links) as to why these myths are, well, myths. The dozen plus one … Continue reading

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Driving The Solar System

What would it be like to drive the length of the solar system, and see the scale of the planets in relation to each other? If you’ve ever wondered that, wonder no more! On a 40-mile stretch of highway in … Continue reading

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The 20 Big Questions In Science

What are the current big questions in science? Over at The Guardian, they have collected together a list of the 20 big questions in science. Head over there to read about each one in more detail, but the 20 questions … Continue reading

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