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20 Epic Space Photos From Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Earth from Space

Awesome rare earth metal collection

For every 8 Earth years, Venus has 13 years. This is the pattern made by Earth and Venus after 8 Earth years of their dance around the sun.

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The Debris From a London-Sized Asteroid Strike Would Block Out the Sun

Here's a scary look at what would happen if asteroids of various sizes hit the earth.

In 2004, astronomers discovered a star composed entirely of diamond, measuring 4,000 km across and 10 billion trillion trillion carats. 50 light years from Earth, the diamond star is classified as a crystallized white dwarf, the hot core that remains after a star burns out. Only recently have scientists been able to study the contents of the white dwarf, and they’ve confirmed that the crystallized carbon interior of the star is, in fact, the galaxy’s largest diamond.

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26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

But that’s nothing compared to our sun. Just remember: | 26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The moon is about 1/4 the diameter of Earth. Learn more about Earth’s natural satellite at SPACE.com.

Map of all orbiting satellites around Earth