Solar System
The Solar System comprises the Sun and the objects that orbit it, either directly or indirectly. Of those objects that orbit the Sun directly, the largest eight are the planets that form the planetar...
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ESA Releases Stunning Photos Of Mars’ ‘Winter Wonderland’ Near Planet’s North Pole
Newly released images from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express mission offer a timely look at the water ice near the Red Planet’s north pole, showcasing what the agency referred to ...
New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Sounds of Mars: NASA’s InSight Senses Martian Wind
Listen to Martian wind blow across NASA’s InSight lander. The spacecraft’s seismometer and air pressure sensor picked up vibrations from 10-15 mph (16-24 kph) winds as they blew across Mars’ Elysium P...
What will NASA's InSight do on Mars?
The InSight mission will hopefully land on Mars on the 26th November. But how will it land, and what will it actually do while on Mars? SUBSCRIBE for more videos about our other planets. Subscribe! h...
Why NASA Is Sending An $850 Million Drill To Mars
NASA is sending an $850 million lander to Mars. Using a drill to dig deeper into the planet than ever before, Insight will be the first of its kind to study Mars’ interior. This mission will help us l...
NASA Is Sending A Helicopter To Mars
Behold the Marscopter! For the first time ever, a helicopter drone will be sent to survey the Red Planet. (via Seeker Universe)
Cymatics - The planets do not go around the sun in a circle or an elipse because the sun is not sitting still...
The planets do not go around the sun in a circle or an elipse because the sun is not sitting still...
Terra-forming Mars. What we need to do to make Mars our home
Humanity will one day make it to Mars. But can we make it livable?
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
Powering a Habitat on Mars with Kilopower
When we imagine sending humans long-term to live on the surface of Mars, the moon, or other planetary bodies in the not-so-distant future, one of the primary questions is: How will we provide the colo...
Massive deposits of ice found under surface of Mars
National Geographic Astronomy columnist Andrew Fazekas says there have been 8 locations showing layers of ice on the surface of Mars. Subscribe to CTV News to watch more videos: https://www.youtube...
Scientists plan to drill into Earth's mantle for the first time.
Scientists plan to drill into Earth's mantle for the first time.
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System
Discovery and exploration of the Solar System is observation, visitation, and increase in knowledge and understanding of Earth's "cosmic neighborhood". This includes the Sun, the Earth and its Moon, m...
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History of Solar System formation and evolution hypotheses
Ideas concerning the origin and fate of the world date from the earliest known writings; however, for almost all of that time, there was no attempt to link such theories to the existence of a "Solar S...
History of Solar System formation and evolution hypotheses - Wikipedia
Sun
The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. It is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth. The Sun is a nearly perfect spherical ball of hot plasma, with internal conve...
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Mercury (planet)
Mercury is the smallest and closest to the Sun of the eight planets in the Solar System, with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days. Seen from Earth, it appears to move around its orbit in about ...
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Venus
Venus is the second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. It has no natural satellite. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. After the Moon, it is the brightest n...
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Earth
Earth, also called the world and, less frequently, Gaia, (or Terra in some works of science fiction) is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar ...
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Mars
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. Named after the Roman god of war, it is often described as the "Red Planet" because the iron o...
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Ceres (dwarf planet)
Ceres (/ˈsɪəriːz/; minor-planet designation: 1 Ceres) is the largest object in the asteroid belt, which lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. It is composed of rock and ice, is 950 kilometers (...
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Jupiter
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Jupiter is composed primarily of gaseous and liquid matter. It is the largest of the four giant planets in the Solar System and hence its largest planet. It has a diameter of 142,984 km...
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Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter. Named after the Roman god of agriculture, its astronomical symbol (♄) represents the god's sic...
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Uranus
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Though it is visible to the naked eye like the five classical planets, it was never recognized as a planet by ancient observers because of its dimness and slow orbit. Sir William Herschel an...
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Neptune
Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in the Solar System. It is the fourth-largest planet by diameter and the third-largest by mass. Among the gaseous planets in the Solar System, Ne...
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Pluto
Pluto (minor-planet designation: 134340 Pluto) is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, the tenth-most-massive known body directly orbiting the Sun, and the second-most-massive known dwarf planet, af...
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Haumea (dwarf planet)
Haumea, minor-planet designation 136108 Haumea, is a dwarf planet located beyond Neptune's orbit. It was discovered in 2004 by a team headed by Mike Brown of Caltech at the Palomar Observatory in the ...
Haumea (dwarf planet) - Wikipedia