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Within the past decade, the notion of space tourism has gone from fantasy to reality, at least in a limited way.

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There are more than a dozen catalogued stars that make up Hydra the water serpent, but only two others, in addition to Alphard, have proper names: Minhar al Shuja ("the snake's nose") and Ukdah ("the knot").

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We Come From Stars! Nothing, aside from a few light elements, would exist without stars. Stars are giant element producing factories, and without them we couldn't exist.

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“Hello?! Can you hear me?” Silence. The call has been dropped. Has this ever happened to you while trying to call someone? Bad connection, you might think. But could it be something else? The sun perhaps?

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Thanks to a number of sensationalized movies and documentaries, you might be wondering whether there’s any truth to the claims that the world will come to an end on December 21, 2012. The reality is that all these stories are just plain wrong!

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This article is for all of you out there asking yourself where do meteoroids (pieces of space debris that become meteors when they burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere) came from.

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The Earth's magnetic field is just like a bar magnet, which explains its effect on other planets.

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The use of kilometers is no longer a sensible unit for measuring distances in space due to its vastness. To overcome this, astronomers came up with the light-year.

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Question asked by Halley, Grade 9, Toronto, Ontario

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Is time travel science fiction or science possibility, and why are there no time tourists from the future?

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