Tag Archives: Moon

What Physics Teachers Get Wrong About Tides

“Everything you’ve learned about tides is WRONG. We know that gravity affects the motion of all objects equally – so why are oceans the only bodies of water with tides? Join Gabe on this week’s episode of PBS Space Time … Continue reading

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The Not-Planets

With the recent flyby of Pluto, Emily Lakdawalla has created this fantastic scale comparison between the so-called Not-Planets; those celestial bodies that are in our solar system and are of a similar size. This is an excellent way to show … Continue reading

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Sun And Moon Halo

“Two pictures captured on April 1 are combined in this creative day and night composite. Separated in time by about 10 hours the images otherwise match, looking along the coast at Östersund Sweden. The relative times were chosen to show … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #12

After last week’s down-to-Earth living in Brighton special Throwback Thursday, this week we take the stars. I can’t remember where I got the above image from (probably Twitter), but it’s awesome. Around our planet, we have one moon (you may … Continue reading

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Vintage Nasa Photographs

A few days ago, several vintage NASA photographs went up for grabs at auction. These images were some of the first taken in space, and include photographs of the Earth, on the moon, and of the astronauts themselves. The BBC have … Continue reading

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Wanderers

“Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of … Continue reading

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The Chance Events That Led To Human Existence

“How have we ended up as the most advanced species on a small blue-green planet, orbiting a seemingly insignificant star, in one of the hundred billion galaxies in the Universe? Science has found some extraordinary answers to this question. Looking … Continue reading

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