Solar System Makeup

The Solar System formed 4. 6 billion years ago from the gravitational collapse of a giant interstellar molecular cloud. The vast majority of the system’s mass is in the Sun, with the majority of the remaining mass contained in Jupiter. The four smaller inner planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars, are terrestrial planets, being primarily composed […]

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Up Close Pics of Earth’s Moon Dark Side

Roy Firestone been the subject of extensive criticism regarding what has been characterized as a “softball” and “chummy” 1992 ESPN interview with O. J. Simpson (or, as he called Simpson in the interview, “Juice”) during which he asserted that Simpson’s January 1989 arrest and subsequent conviction for beating his wife, Nicole, unfairly distorted Simpson’s reputation […]

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Twin Galaxies Facebook

Twin Galaxies’ status as the official scorekeeper was further enhanced by support from the major video game publications of the early 1980s. Beginning in the summer of 1982, Video Games magazine and Joystik magazine published full-page high-score charts taken from Twin Galaxies’ data. These high-score tables were published during the entire lives of these magazines. […]

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Asteroid Eros 433 Squares

NEAR scientists have found that most of the larger rocks strewn across Eros were ejected from a single crater in an impact approximately 1 billion years ago. (The crater involved was proposed to be named “Shoemaker”, but is not recognized as such by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), and has been formally designated Charlois Regio. […]

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