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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...
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History of the Space Launch System

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The plain fact is that if we want to explore further into the solar system and even send humans out, we need better rockets. We need more capabilities. We need the Space Launch System. But what exactly is the...
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Top Five Best Astronomy Textbooks

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Reading opens you up to a whole new world. It expands your mind, introduces you to complex ideas, and allows you to see life in a different way. While nothing beats hands-on experience, one of the best ways...
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How to Easily Draw the Moon

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Our ever-present companion is quite the sight. Everyone loves looking at the moon. There’s something enthralling about it. But if you don’t have the right equipment, it can be a challenge to photograph well...
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How To Find Uranus Tonight

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Uranus isn’t the farthest planet from Earth, but it does stretch a considerable distance. Because of this, Uranus can be a tricky planet to spot. If you’re looking for the ice giant in tonight’s sky, here’s...
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How to Find Jupiter Tonight

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Jupiter, the faraway gas giant, fascinates us. It may be millions of miles away from us, but we can still see it in the night sky. How incredible is that? Here’s what you need to do to observe Jupiter from...
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How To Find Venus Tonight

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Venus is Earth’s twin. At least, it would be if it weren’t the planetary equivalent of hell. Venus is also notably the easiest planet to spot in the night sky. It’s brilliant, bright, and fairly close to us...
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How to Find Mars in the Sky

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The Red Planet. Fourth planet from the Sun. Also named after Ares, the Greek god of war.

Mars.

It’s everyone’s favorite planet (after Earth of course) thanks to the years of exploration, stunning...
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How to Stargaze for Beginners

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The night sky is a whirlwind of activity, though you might not know it. Galaxies are zooming away, planets are gracefully falling around the sun, and stars twinkle brilliantly with the undulations of the...
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How to Get Started With Astronomy

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Astronomy is a vast discipline—as vast as the universe it aims to understand. There’s a lot to learn, so how do you know where to begin? You could read dozens of articles and watch a few documentaries...or...