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Mass Extinction And The Structure Of The Milky Way
tl;dr - when we're inside a spiral arm (60% of the time) there are a lot more comets and gamma bursters nearby.
space  life  death  earth 
may 2017 by andrewducker
Solar System in a Bottle (to scale)
The sun would be about 28cm across, I think. And would therefore need its own bottle. Or bucket.
space  art  viaSwampers 
april 2017 by andrewducker
How accurate was Hidden Figures?
We saw it yesterday, and really enjoyed it.
movies  space  NASA  history  facts 
february 2017 by andrewducker
Seven earth-sized planets discovered circling a star 39 light years from Earth
"The planets also are very close to each other. If a person was standing on one of the planet’s surface, they could gaze up and potentially see geological features or clouds of neighboring worlds, which would sometimes appear larger than the moon in Earth's sky"
space 
february 2017 by andrewducker
The Russian Cosmonaut Who Crashed To Earth 'Crying In Rage'
Please do read the story linked at the top, which adds corrections from other historians.
Russia  space  history  death  OhForFucksSake 
february 2016 by andrewducker
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