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Asteroid Itokawa. Credit: JAXA

ASTEROIDS

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If you look at a model of the Solar System there is a large gap between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. That gap puzzled astronomers centuries ago. In 1596 Johannes…

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SPRITE LIGHTNING

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There is a strange kind of lightning, only discovered in 1989, that is purely understood. It is called SPRITE* – lightning that shoot up to space. Εlectrical discharges from the top…

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