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What is a Wormhole?

 

Science fiction loves a wormhole – it takes us between places and realities very quickly. But what are they?

This explains…

 

https://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/173961750241/what-is-a-wormhole

 

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The Fabric of Space / Time and Relativity

This simple little diagram gives us a crude 2D visualisation of what gravity and relativity in space is about…

 

http://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/170835503086/astronomyblog-according-to-general-relativity

Credit: Astronomyblog on Tumblr

 

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Where my feet have been – A Radio Telescope Array

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Having just moved to another work building (which is even more in the sticks) I took my usual walk about and I have to warn you now that the lifespan of my brain might be a bit reduced because I discovered that we’re surrounded by radio telescopes. In every direction!

For some reason I find these strangely fascinating and have taken just a few pics to share:

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Seven Earth-size Planets Have Been Discovered Orbiting A Potentially Habitable Solar System

An exciting discovery from NASA that the world is talking about (via Sparkonit)

Seven Earth-size planets that could potentially harbor life have been spotted orbiting a dim dwarf star called Trappist-1, which is located at 39 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius. According to NASA, all seven could potentially support liquid water, on the surface, but only three represent the “holy grail for planet-hunting astronomers,” because they are…

via Seven Earth-size Planets Have Been Discovered Orbiting A Potentially Habitable Solar System — Sparkonit

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Simon 🙂