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2015 Perseids Meteor Shower

It’s that time of year again! The 2015 Perseid meteor shower will peak from tonight onwards. For more information on the Perseids, check out the following articles: BBC. The Guardian. Earth Sky. Despite it being near optimal conditions to view … Continue reading

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Pluto

It’s hard to have missed the amazing news about Pluto. The New Horizons probe has completed its flyby and sent back the above extraordinary image. Well, minus the few additions that xkcd have added to it! The enormous heart immediately stands out, … Continue reading

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Ultra High Definition Video From The International Space Station

“The view of life in space is getting a major boost with the introduction of 4K Ultra High-Definition (UHD) video, providing an unprecedented look at what it’s like to live and work aboard the International Space Station. This important new … Continue reading

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New Horizons

“In three weeks, the robotic New Horizons spacecraft will reach Pluto. As the featured video makes clear, though, humanity has been on an unprecedented epoch of robotic exploration of our Solar System‘s planets for the past half century. The video … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #18

What better way to start off this week’s Throwback Thursday with an epic rap by Bert and Ernie. Who doesn’t want to see these excellent characters rapping? You never know, they may play the violin next. Or better yet, a violin with … 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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Space Probes

Humans have sent out many space probes into the vast unknown. Some are very famous, like Curiosity, Kepler, and Rosetta, whilst others are less well known. Over at spaceprob.es, they have collected together and catalogued all the active human-made machines that … Continue reading

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