“CELESTIAL HIGHWAYS” could revolutionize space travel

If you’ve had the pleasure of speeding down an open freeway, now imagine driving on a fast lane through space. In a recent study, a group of astronomers claim to have discovered a network of “celestial highways” that could send spacecraft to remote regions of the solar system at unprecedented speeds. The researcher’s calculations show …

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The changing pole star

Many people know that Polaris, the brightest star in the constellation Ursa Minor (The Little Bear), is also known as the pole star. Indeed, the name Polaris itself was invented in the sixteenth century and is derived from the Latin stella polaris -pole star. The location of Polaris – Image credit Wikimedia Commons Polaris is …

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