Norman McCall

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European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope looked back at the afterglow of the Big Bang, and those results have now added about 80 million years to the universe’s age, putting it at 13.81 billion years old.

European Space Agency’s Planck space telescope looked back at the afterglow of the Big Bang, and those results have now added about 80 million years to the universe’s age, putting it at billion years

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After trying for more than four decades I saw the Pup, the white dwarf companion to Sirius, brightest star in the sky.

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Pushing Limits: A Spring Sky Double Star Romp - Sky & Telescope

Our galaxy houses some 300 billion stars. Think that’s impressive? Our closest galactic neighbor, Andromeda, has more than a trillion suns. Ultimately, each galaxy is populated with an untold number of planets, comets, asteroids…the list goes on and on. In our galaxy alone, there are an estimated 8.8 billion habitable Earth-sized planets. The cosmos, it [&hellip

15 Things You Don't Know About Outer Space (Infographic). The Saturn one is not strictly true, even if there were a water body large enough for a planet to float in. Let's just say that Saturn's overall density is less than that of liquid water on Earth.