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How Our Solar System Formed: The Answer Is Blowin’ In The Wind

    How Our Solar System Formed: The Answer Is Blowin’ In The Wind By Judith E Braffman-Miller Our solitary Sun blasts our daytime sky with its shimmering fires, sending both welcoming warmth and light to Earth. Our Sun, and its familiar family of planets, moons, and smaller objects, emerged about 4.56 billion years ago from jumbled relics left over…

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Our Milky Way: Lost And Lonely In The Void

Our Milky Way: Lost And Lonely In The Void By Judith E Braffman-Miller Wherever we look in the Universe, we see the same bizarre foam-like pattern–heavy, invisible filaments of mysterious dark matter braiding themselves around each other, weaving a gigantic structure called the Cosmic Web. The filaments are on fire with the light of dancing stars, that trace out these…

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Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away

Learning About Our Baby Milky Way From Galaxies Far, Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller Our Milky Way Galaxy is only one of billions of other galaxies in the Universe. Nevertheless, it is very precious to us because it is our planet’s home–and when we stare up at the night sky, far away from the lights of a city, we…

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