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How A Cataclysmic Crash Caused Primordial Uranus’ Tilt

    How A Cataclysmic Crash Caused Primordial Uranus’ Tilt By Judith E Braffman-Miller Strange things occurred long ago in our primordial Solar System. At that ancient time, there were turbulent, violent, clashes and crashes between primeval objects that created a veritable “cosmic shooting gallery” during our Solar System’s tumultuous youth–when newborn worlds collided around our young Sun. For decades,…

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A Misty, Moisty Moon-World: So Close, And Yet So Far Away

    A Misty, Moisty Moon-World: So Close, And Yet So Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller Enshrouded in a thick, secretive orange mist, tormented Titan–Saturn’s largest moon–for centuries kept its mysterious face well-hidden beneath this alien veil composed of obscuring hydrocarbons. An inhabitant of the outer Solar System–far from our Sun–this frigid moon-world finally was forced to reveal its…

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A Giant Planet Or A Tiny Stellar Failure?

    A Giant Planet Or A Tiny Stellar Failure? By Judith E Braffman-Miller Brown dwarfs are clearly the runts of the stellar litter, and are often referred to as “failed stars” because their meager masses are unable to light their stellar fires by way of the process of nuclear fusion–and, for this reason, brown dwarfs cannot shine like true…

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A Mysterious Poisonous Ice Cloud Haunts A Tortured Moon-World

A Mysterious Poisonous Ice Cloud Haunts A Tortured Moon-World By Judith E Braffman-Miller Titan is a veiled, frigid moon-world, enshrouded beneath a thick orange hydrocarbon fog, as it circles its ringed-gas-giant parent-planet Saturn in the outer Solar System–far from the golden welcoming warmth of our Sun. Titan is a frozen world, like its icy sister-moons that orbit the gaseous, giant…

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The Electric Sands Of A Misty Moisty Moon Of Saturn

The Electric Sands Of A Misty Moisty Moon Of Saturn By Judith E Braffman-Miller The outer Solar System is enshrouded in the perpetual semi-darkness that exists far from the brilliant light and warmth of our Sun. Here, in this cold, shadowy outer kingdom, a quartet of gaseous, giant, majestic planets reign supreme–Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune–all circled by most of…

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