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How to Travel to Mars

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How will humans one day travel to Mars? It’s not a matter of if, but when. Every space agency in the world is working with the eventual goal in mind to send humans to another planet, and Mars is the prime...
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How to Terraform Mars

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Could we ever actually live on Mars?

This is a serious question that everyone from Elon Musk, to top scientists, to everyday people are thinking about. Should we be making preparations to create a new home...
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How Do We Detect Distant Stars?

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When organizations like NASA announce that they’ve found a new star or binary system or something of the sort...how do they know? How exactly do they suddenly discover something no one knew was there before...
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How to Calculate a Planet’s Mass

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Planets are big. Strike that, they’re massive. It’s hard to comprehend just how much stuff there is packed into one planet. Take Earth, for instance. The mass of our home planet is 5.972 x10^24 kg. Can you...
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How the Doppler Shift Works

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Waves of light and sound both move like, well, waves. Different waves have different wavelengths depending on a few factors, and the lengths of these waves can help us identify what they’re coming from and at...
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How to Balance Chemical Equations

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Everything in nature seeks balance, and that underlying law helps us in a variety of fields, including chemistry. Unstable elements can’t last—they want to find a proper balance. When a chemical reaction...
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Understanding Newton’s Laws

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Sir Issac Newton was one heck of a thinker. He dabbled in physics, mathematics, astronomy, and many other fields. We can even thank him for inventing calculus! But of all Newton’s discoveries, his laws of...
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Top 5 Space Missions

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We’ve sent so many probes and people into space, it almost doesn’t seem like an incredible feat anymore. But the engineering, attention to detail, calculations, and decades of hard work that go into every...
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Introduce yourself! (And show us your swag)

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Hi folks, Stevie here!

Wanted to pop in and say hello to you fine people! I’m one of your new Community Managers. My background is in Scifi online games, I’ve been working with CCP Games on EVE Online and off since 2007. I was also part of the launch...
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How to Contact SpaceX

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So you want to get in touch with SpaceX. Maybe you have a brilliant design for a rocketship, a burning question about space travel, or you just want to find out what on earth is going on in Elon Musk’s head...
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How to Find Astronomy Jobs

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First, congratulations on making the best decision of your life. Astronomy is a vast and incredibly rewarding field that is providing us with new insights into our world and our existence every day. You’re...