Previously answered questions by Lynn Carter
(in order of times viewed)
- How far is each planet from Earth?
- How do I build a model rocket?
- What color is Venus?
- Can you hear sounds in space?
- What is that ring (or rainbow) around the moon?
- Can artificial gravity be created in space?
- Where did the name 'Earth' come from?
- What would happen if we did not have a Moon?
- What are the different kinds of astronomers?
- Who named the planets and who decides what to name them?
- Can I buy a star?
- Will the sun go supernova in six years and destroy Earth (as seen on Yahoo)?
- Are there telescopes that can see the flag and lunar rover on the Moon?
- What would happen if an impact caused Earth to stop rotating?
- How many meteorites hit Earth each year?
- If Mars is only about 35-60 million miles away at close approach, why does it take 6-8 months to get there?
- Have astronomers discovered Earth's second moon?
- Why is the Moon so bright?
- Since Earth is spinning, why do we land in the same place when we jump or fall?
- Why aren't there any green stars?
- How can I calculate the position or path of the Sun for a given time and location?
- How does the parachute in a model rocket work?
- What are some astronomy science fair projects?
- Are there any asteroids on a collision course with Earth?
- Are meteorites hot or cold when they hit Earth?
- Are Kuiper Belt Objects asteroids? Are large Kuiper Belt Objects planets?
- What is the biggest crater recorded on Earth?
- What's the biggest meteorite?
- How do I become both an astronaut and an astronomer?
- How do I make a scale model of the Solar System?
- How can I tell if the rock I found is a meteorite?
- Why does the SETI project search for radio signals?
- How do I polar align my telescope?
- What's the object I saw that moved across the sky and then got very bright?
- Which part of the sky did the famous 'wow' signal originate from?
- How are asteroid compositions and classifications determined?
- If clocks run slow in a gravitational field, how can we know the true age of the Solar System and Universe?
- How can water be chemically trapped in rocks?
- Did I find a rock that came from the Moon?
- Can the Space Shuttle abort and return to Earth before reaching orbit?
- How did Mars get so dusty?
- How can I nominate myself for a Nobel Prize in Physics?
- Do asteroids ever do anything good in the Solar System?
- Why doesn't the ammonia and methane in Jupiter's atmosphere sink into the core?
- How do we detect incoming meteorites?
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