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Previously answered questions by Amelie Saintonge

(in order of times viewed)

  1. At what speed does the earth move around the sun?
  2. What are shooting stars?
  3. What happens when galaxies collide?
  4. What is the size of the Solar System?
  5. Why do different stars appear with seasons?
  6. How many stars are born and die each day?
  7. What would happen if Earth had more than one moon?
  8. How do we weigh objects in space?
  9. What are some of the effects of solar flares on Earth?
  10. Are there stars outside of galaxies?
  11. How fast is the Universe expanding?
  12. Why does the Earth have only one moon?
  13. What makes up most of the Universe?
  14. How do we measure the size of the Moon and of the Sun?
  15. How can I measure the distance of a star?
  16. Is time travel possible?
  17. What kind of eyepieces do I need to look at planets?
  18. Why do humans want to go in space?
  19. How can I calculate distances between stars?
  20. Can we see dead stars with the naked eye?
  21. Why are telescopes located in remote places?
  22. Have there been other Big Bangs before?
  23. Is the Milky Way a collision of two galaxies?
  24. Is there sound coming from the Sun?
  25. How do solar flares affect airline pilots?
  26. Can I build an instrument to measure the size of the Sun and of the Moon?
  27. What kind of instruments are used to detect extrasolar planets?
  28. Can supernovae hinder the formation of life in galaxies?
  29. Are the properties of extrasolar planets known?
  30. What is the best time of the year to see eclipses?
  31. What was that eclipse I saw in the sky?
  32. What was different on Mars in the past to allow liquid water to be present?
  33. Are there any 'lonely galaxies'?
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