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Rory Alsop
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45 votes

Are we really star-stuff from the interior of collapsing stars?

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Why do astronauts move so slowly in zero gravity?

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Why did Mars lose its magnetic field?

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How big would the asteroid belt planet be?

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What is the current accepted theory as to why Venus has a slow retrograde rotation?

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What is the most extreme weather found on another planet?

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How often do comets survive passage by the Sun?

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What do we know about the lifecycle of the Milky Way (or any other spiral galaxy)?

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Do other planets in our solar system experience eclipses or is this unique to Earth?

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What practical considerations are there for amateur observations of transiting exoplanets?

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How does the Moon move in the "night" sky as seen from the poles?

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Why the Circumstellar Habitable Zone is defined as it is, if life could be possible outside of it?

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What are the differences between a Black Hole and a Supermassive Black Hole

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What would our Sun look like from other solar systems?

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Emulation of an Orrery

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Flatness of the universe?

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What is the exact time Earth takes to revolve around its axis?

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Are we moving ever closer to the center of our Galaxy due to a super massive black hole?

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How does a galaxy in Abell 2261 exist without a black hole in the center?

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What is the difference between asteroids, comets and meteors?

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Why did the Chelyabinsk meteor explode?

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How do stellar temperatures vary?

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What would happen if a planet is removed from the solar system?

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Latest Planet Collision 2019

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What are IRAS sources?

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Shouldn't all moon orbits be inherently unstable?

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Can you identify a star's 'signature' from its spectroscopy?

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Where does the Milky Way end?

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Explanation for the mathematics behind Venus' retrograde motion

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Is there a term for stars without any planets?