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I Am Fascinated By Space Science

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    Traveling The Stars

    According to various web resources: The nearest star to our star, the sun is Proxima Centuri, just 4.22 short light years away. The Milky Way galaxy, our galaxy, is 100,000 light years in diameter and contains hundreds of billions of stars. So 10,000 light years really is right...
    outercalm outercalm 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 20, 2012

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    In Measured Amounts

    First, it was Carl Sagan.Then it was Ken Orkheimer (sp?) The latter of the two, as we used to call him "The Star Guzzler" was part of one of the more perfect moments in my life. You know the kind, when the stars and planets align just right and fortune or some other magic...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M Jun 22, 2012

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    Moon

    have you guys ever noticed moon has been brighter in recent years? or is this just my imagination?
    honeyangel honeyangel 46-50, F Aug 20, 2010

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    From Orbital Mechanics to Bolides,

    Above the atmosphere to infinity (and beyond)! 
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

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    Somewhere Out There...

    I have always been interested in what lies beyond our known universe...not that I am not thoroughly amazed at what lies in our own solar system. Looking at things in outer space makes me feel so insignificant but not overwhelmed. It's just so vast and filled with possibilities...
    sameoldsong sameoldsong 36-40, F Sep 24, 2012

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    Time Lag

    Wow i didn't know that the astronauts had communication delays on missions in space... Its about 4 s delay from moon to earth, And about 14 mins delay from mars to earth...SIGNIFICANT!! Wondering how a person like me would survive in there...:P 
    Invisiblesomeone Invisiblesomeone 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    Today In 1983, ...

    Pioneer X (Pioneer Ten), an exploratory space probe, became the first human-made object to leave our solar system by way of its purposely being sent to do so. (It's long past due that with our many years of intelligent awareness, the term "human-made" replace use of the term "man...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F Jun 13, 2012

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    Space Science

    Space science,Fascinates me,Always has,What's out there?Is there life?These sort of things,I'd love to know.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 May 21, 2012

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    I Missed The Lunar Moon

    It was storming all day and I did not think I can see it. So I went to sleep. My friend tells me she saw orange moon
    honeyangel honeyangel 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    RadioLab: Gotta Listen.

     If you have the time and the opportunity, listen to the Podcast of WNYC's RadioLab: Space Capsules. It's some of the most interesting and touching radio journalism I've heard. Briefly, it goes into a personal story centered around the Voyager mission and then the hosts talk...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 15, 2009

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    Possible Findings Of New Life

    Since I was in grade school, I have been interested in astronomy and the many new findings each year.  Most recently, there has been a finding in the Goldilocks zone, Gliese 581g.  It is found right in the middle of the Goldilocks zone, meaning that there is a higher...
    WildandYoung WildandYoung 18-21, F Sep 30, 2010

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    This Website Is A Black Hole

    I sent it to a fellow EPeep a few weeks ago, and he digs it as much as I do: spacecollective [dot] org Enjoy.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 9, 2013

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    Imagine how many stars are in our universe.

    .... how many planets are out there.. black holes and other theoretical things like wormholes ... space is fascinating and in our perspective infinite.. we haven't discovered even 1 measly percent of it... we still have 95% of earth's oceans yet to be explored let alone outer...
    Darasi Darasi 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8, 2015

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    Being a Scottish girl I am very proud of our national garment. My father served in the Army and he wore a kilt on ceremonial occasions. I come from a family of girls though except...
    ErinC1990 ErinC1990 13-15, F 58 mins ago

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    At night, when I feel like it, I just sit comfortably with my window open and confide with the stars. Space is like an old friend to me.
    shatteredporcelain shatteredporcelain 16-17, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    I truly an fascinated by human behavior sometimes. All I can say is that I am a blessed man today. I just had someone block me. They claimed that I was rude. That makes me laugh...
    aldnaz aldnaz 46-50, M 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    To think that there can be life in a galaxy outside of our own is truly fascinating! I've just been thinking about this all morning. I haven't gotten out of bed (it's 12:00pm); I...
    kristaamielarisadarwin kristaamielarisadarwin 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    "...Every king and peasant; every young couple in love; every mother and father; hopeful child; inventor and explorer; every teacher of morals; every corrupt politician; every...
    kristaamielarisadarwin kristaamielarisadarwin 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    One size fits all ... How strange that some people can not keep from invading ones privacy or personal space. Everyone knows what's best for me, or so they think.
    MysteryManInHat MysteryManInHat 56-60, M a week ago

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    i live in a universe and a universe is inside me, so small i am yet filled with proud and ego.. truly fascinated
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Feb 2

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    others hav no idea how sufocated i feel when i hav to squish my movements in when tryin to learn linedance n dance with them taking up so much of my movement space . erg
    cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle cdwishimatgurlCalandraBelle 36-40, M Feb 1

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    I like all three. But the religion I take primary as a science. :-)
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    I believe in some conspiracy theories such as FDR knowing about Pearl Harbor, JFK assassination conspiracy, MLK assassination conspiracy, 9/11 being planned and I believe in the...
    storykid storykid 18-21, M Jan 29

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    Fascinated by String Theory. Also, I can't tell you how often I think about the multiverse. Reminds me of the end of The Dark Tower.
    apresm0i apresm0i 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    30 years ago today, the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated and killed all crew members on board. RIP
    sagespoo sagespoo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the electromagnetic propulsion drive, or the EM Drive, in a vacuum that replicates space. The EM...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    but not at all I like science outside of school but at school I hate it
    aby2015 aby2015 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    i found this article on how dogs "see" emotions. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160119074313.htm
    MadShadows MadShadows 41-45 1 Response Jan 21

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    Cooking the rice into perfection. Cooking rice is easy to make. mushy. overburnt. sticky is most common. sticky can be useful for sushi and other recipes but the main purpose of...
    ZardaF5 ZardaF5 26-30, M Jan 21

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    Time dilation is awesome. It's complicated kinda, but it's really cool! So light is traveling the fastest anything can go (we say "speed of light" but gravitons are expected to...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot 18-21, M 6 Responses Jan 20

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    I like my personal space and I'm a private person so I frequently isolate myself and this sometimes make it hard for me to relate to others, even when I do reemerge into the public...
    PrometheusArcanus PrometheusArcanus 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    earth view from space makes me cry,what a beautiful mess
    Rain0069 Rain0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    This planetary nebula is known as NGC 6302 or the Bug/Butterfly Nebula.
    TheBeatlesForever TheBeatlesForever 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    There's many interesting facts that cover science. I learn new facts everyday, facts that I didn't know! For example... The most common element on earth is Hydrogen. Another...
    ScienceOfSouls15 ScienceOfSouls15 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I love nature and science that i had made a page on fb named nature and science please xan you like that page
    Thegreatman123 Thegreatman123 13-15, M Jan 16

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    I love the mysterious and awe of science. I actually filmed the Leidenfrost effect yesterday, quite an amazing demonstration!
    JVarhol JVarhol 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    Lol... I'm actually more fascinated with misbehavior. I always thought that doing what you were supposed to was pretty easy. Got me through school, my military career, and college...
    SoCalRenaissance SoCalRenaissance 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    ...Somewhat? I mean, one thing's for sure: I DO NOT idolize them. I don't listen to their stories and pity them. The way I see it, a lot of horrible things happen to a lot of good...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Is it in our human nature to be unsatisfied? Some crave for too much Some crave for they don't have and can't have.
    purplehaze78 purplehaze78 36-40, F 18 Responses Jan 14

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    Teenagers When you’re a teenager you sort of feel a sense of invincibility. Like no one and nothing can touch you which is wrong. You are vulnerable you are sensitive you are...
    TonyaJace TonyaJace 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Too many people, take too many liberties and then wonder why they get blocked or ignored. Sexually suggestive comments, name calling, harassment, and other inappropriate behavior...
    LucyFuhr LucyFuhr