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Top twenty-five questions (all questions)

  1. What's going to happen on December 21st 2012? (viewed 2138059 times)
  2. What color is each planet? (viewed 926720 times)
  3. At what speed does the earth move around the sun? (viewed 595830 times)
  4. Is the Moon moving away from the Earth? When was this discovered? (viewed 574846 times)
  5. How far is each planet from Earth? (viewed 475944 times)
  6. When will Halley's Comet return? (viewed 431218 times)
  7. How long does it take for the Sun's light to reach us? (viewed 395544 times)
  8. How many stars are there in our Galaxy (Milky Way)? (viewed 390817 times)
  9. Why do the planets orbit the sun? (viewed 387274 times)
  10. What is the universe expanding into? (viewed 374656 times)
  11. How do you measure the distance between Earth and the Sun? (viewed 348167 times)
  12. Which planets have rings? (viewed 324436 times)
  13. Why do stars twinkle? (viewed 322711 times)
  14. Does the Moon rotate? Are there other moons that always keep one face toward their planet? (viewed 306488 times)
  15. How do I build a model rocket? (viewed 292328 times)
  16. Can you hear sounds in space? (viewed 280326 times)
  17. What color is Venus? (viewed 275720 times)
  18. What is a white hole? (viewed 269624 times)
  19. What is the life cycle of a star? (viewed 247213 times)
  20. What are the names of the earth, moon, sun, and solar system? (viewed 241547 times)
  21. What is that ring (or rainbow) around the moon? (viewed 238690 times)
  22. What are the different kinds of astronomers? (viewed 237724 times)
  23. What makes the Earth rotate? (viewed 236644 times)
  24. What are shooting stars? (viewed 232373 times)
  25. What is the largest star? (viewed 222436 times)
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