Category | Everyday Einstein

By Sabrina Stierwalt on September 25, 2019 in
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Adding up all of the mass in every asteroid in our entire solar system totals only less than the mass of our Moon. But what’s the difference between asteroid, meteor, meteorite, and even comet?

By Sabrina Stierwalt on August 28, 2019 in
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Our universe is 13.8 billion years old,. How do astronomers arrive at such an enormous number? more with Sabrina @qdteinstein @quickdirtytips at #365daysOfAstro

By Sabrina Stierwalt on July 24, 2019 in
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Antimatter may sound like science fiction, but it actually surrounds us every day. So what is antimatter? more at #365DaysOfAstro with @QDTeinstein

By Sabrina Stierwalt on June 26, 2019 in
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If stars are balls of gas, then why do we draw them as pointed or spiky objects? more with Sabrina from @quickdirtytips #365DaysOfAstro

By Sabrina Stierwalt on May 22, 2019 in
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In 2006, Pluto was officially stripped of its planetary status. Now that debate is being reignited with some astronomers calling for the reinstatement of Pluto as a planet, arguing that the icy world should never have been demoted in the first place. So what is the deal? Is Pluto a planet?