Monthly Archives: September 2016

“Landing” on a comet

On Friday, September 30, 2016, the Rosetta space probe will crash land on a comet. It is not the first time a mission has landed on a small solar system body. In fact, 15 years ago, on February 12, 2001, … Continue reading

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The Equinox: When day and night are not equal

Let’s try this again…. this was originally posted on September 20, 2012, but it is completely valid today with slight changes to the date and time. A lot of people know that on the Equinox, every location on Earth is … Continue reading

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