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Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

Europa has some Unusual Spikes on its Surface

50-meter high structures of ice await spacecraft that want to land on the surface of Europa. Despite being the 6th largest moon of our solar system, Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter. The name of this moon came from Europa, the legendary mother of King Minos of Crete. It was…

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A 400-years-old Letter Reveals how Galileo wanted to Fool the Inquisition

A 400-years-old Letter Reveals how Galileo wanted to Fool the Inquisition

Galileo changed his original letter to make it less inflammatory but it was a bit too late. Galileo Galilei was an Italian polymath who revolutionized the world of Mathematics, Engineering, Astronomy, Physics, and Philosophy. His achievements earned him the titles of the ‘Father of Modern Physics’, the ‘Father of Observational Astronomy’, and the ‘Father of…

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12 New Moons of Jupiter Discovered and One of them is really odd

12 New Moons of Jupiter Discovered and One of them is really odd

The tally of Jupiter’s moons reaches 79 but astronomers found something strange about the motion of one of them. Our solar system is surrounded by an assortment of planets, each having a diverse set of properties and characteristics than the other. The solar system is believed to be formed about 4.6 billion years ago as…

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