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The Transiting Planets
The transiting Planets are always affecting us whether we choose to be conscious of their influences or not. As they pass through the succeeding houses and signs, they make aspects to other transiting and natal Planets. When a transiting Planet squares or...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
Archetypal Astrology
Jungian Psychology | Archetypal Astrology | The Myths The Horoscope What is below is like what is above. And what is above is like what is below, so that the miracle of the One may be accomplished. -Tabula Smaragdina This is not an explanation of all the...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Origin of the Zodiac Signs
Zodiac is that imaginary belt encircling the earth through which the sun, moon, and the planets pass during the year.
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Astrology >> The Moon
An Earth Religion?
A Circle of people stand in the midst of a beautiful green field, tightly and joyously hand-in-hand. A small bonfire burns gently in the center of their Circle, sending its warmth and light all about. The Circle of people dance round the flame, singing and...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca

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Habitable Planets
Habitable Planets—TRIAL VERSION: December 2004. © 2004 by This activity encourages a discussion about what makes a planet habitable.
Formation of Giant Planets
The observed properties of giant planets, models of their evolution and toplanetary disks provide constraints on the formation of gas giant planets.
The Jovian Planets
Extrasolar planets
What's a planet? A very good question and one that you might think is easily answered. Unfortunately, at present this is not the case.

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Planet Made of Diamonds Likely to Have Oxygen, Carbon
By IB Times Staff Reporter | August 29, 2011 10:05 AM EDT In what can be called a "gem of a discovery", astronomers found a rare planet made of diamonds, which would likely have oxygen apart from carbon.
New Planet May Be Among Most Earthlike—Weather Permitting
A new planet found about 36 light-years away could be one of the most Earthlike worlds yet—if it has enough clouds, a new study says. The unpoetically named HD85512b was discovered orbiting an orange dwarf star in the constellation Vela.
Is There A Habitable Planet Circling HD 85512?
Aims: In this study we assess the habitability of HD85512b, a 3.6M_Earth planet orbiting a K5V star. The radial velocity data and orbital parameters for HD 85512 b have just been published, based on data from the dedicated HARPS-upgrade GTO program.
Nuclear reactor destined for deployment on other planets
Engineers in the US are working on a nuclear reactor that can be deployed on other planets. A team made up of NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) is scheduled to build a technology demonstration unit in 2012.
Orphan worlds
Our ideas about how stars and planetary systems form suggest such planets should exist. With no nearby star to illuminate them, such planets are extremely hard to spot. However, they are now being found.

Suggested Web Resources

The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
The Nine Planets Astronomy for Kids
Sep 18, 2009 Welcome to The Nine Planets - For Kids!
Planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Planets - Zoom Astronomy
All about the planets in our Solar System.
Solar System Exploration: Planets

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