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From asteroid threats to earth and telescope reviews to space tourism and life on other planets, we’ve got you covered on the mysteries that are looming just beyond our atmosphere.

Best Telescope Review: Meade vs Celestron vs Orion

Girl on beach looking through telescope

Looking to gaze into the starry sky or explore other planets with a telescope of your choosing? You’ll be able to magnify the night sky with one of these telescopes. Who knows, maybe you’ll discover something unknown to man! No matter what, we’re sure you’ll find yourself awestruck by the beauty you discover through the lens…

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Comet ISON 2013: What Really Happened?

Comet ISON

In case you missed it, there was some hullabaloo in the astronomy sector in 2013 around Comet ISON, but for those of us who are less astronomically inclined the reason for this excitement is often overlooked. Formally known as C/2012 S1 the Comet ISON could have made history by being the brightest comet that Earth has ever seen. Below we will take a look at the discovery of the comet, where it came from and what really happened…

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How Much Does a Good Telescope Cost?

How Much Does a Good Telescope Cost: telescope

Stargazing got your head spinning? Telescopes are pricey and complex instruments, so you want to make sure you get one that you can operate and that will meet your needs. Depending on the type of scope that you buy and your skill level, you’ll be able to use it to see and identify different objects in the sky. Read on to eliminate any confusion you may have before buying a telescope…

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Asteroid 2012 DA14 May Knock Out Your Phone Reception

Asteroid

Are you afraid the big asteroid is going to hit the earth this Friday? That sure would put a kink in your weekend plans, right? Well, an asteroid named 2012 DA14 is scheduled to fly past Earth this Friday, but is not expected to impact Earth as was once thought. This will be the closest an asteroid will come to earth since astronomers have began to conduct regular sky surveys. The asteroid will be so close that some researchers are suggesting that it could possibly take out telecommunications satellites that we rely on…

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Is it Possible that Life Exists on Other Planets?

Satellite dish

The possibility that life may exist on other planets is something which has long fascinated the world and managed to bring together groups of individuals that would otherwise never even think of intermingling. From scientific researchers to crackpot conspiracy theorists there are so many theories out there that center on the possibility of life on Earth that many people devote their lives to proving or disproving the theory. There seems to be one common thread for all of these diverse groups of people; however, where some may believe that life on other planets consists of little green men and others believe that life on other planets consists of human like beings, the common thread for each of these groups is the presence of intelligent life forms on a planet other than Earth….

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B612 Foundation: Saving The Human Race

Earth: B612 Foundation

Ever wonder if the human race will get wiped out like the dinosaurs? Perhaps there’s a way we can prevent it. The B612 Foundation is a foundation focused on building, launching and operating a space telescope with the intent of monitoring threatening asteroids. Below we will take a look at the story behind the foundation, the mission of the foundation, the B612 foundation goals and how you can get involved…

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