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Galaxies

You have probably heard the word galaxy or galaxies mentioned by loads of people who know a lot about them, or by your own parents or your science teacher. Let us get more into what galaxies are and why they

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Searching For Life – Part 2

In this section we are going to continue the search for life outside of our own planet, and we are also going to ask the question. What if we are alone in the whole universe?   Ever since great minds

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Our Galaxy – The Milky Way

Milky Way Galaxy

So by now you should know the name of the galaxy that our star – The Sun, and our planet – The Earth are in. If you are still unsure, our galaxy is called the ‘Milky Way’ The Milky Way

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Andromeda

Andromeda

You probably know that our galaxy is called the Milky Way. We now know that there are billions of different galaxies spread all over the universe in wonderful different shapes and sizes. Now we are going to look at and learn

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Superclusters

Super Clusters

Now that you already know so much about the universe, the big bang, our place in the universe, galaxies and how it all works, now we are going to discover amazing things in the universe that are made up of galaxies and other amazing stuff.

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Beginning of the universe

Have you ever wondered how life began on Earth? Who hasn’t wondered this at some point! The answer is fascinating. It’s kind of like answering the question. How did the big bang start? And where in the universe are we?

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Light Years

  Light Years...Are they years of light, or light of a year? What are they? What is for certain is that light years are very important in trying to gauge and measure the distance to and from everything that exists in the

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Tags : Earth, Galaxy, Light, Sun

200 Facts For Kids About The Universe

If you have been learning from this website for school or just because like us here @ ouruniverseforkids.com you love astronomy and everything about the universe, here are 200 facts about the universe... Enjoy, and keep learning and looking at the

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Tags : Galaxy, Moon, Planets, Space

The Whirlpool Galaxy

The Whirlpool galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The Whirlpool galaxy is also known as Messier 51, or M51. Discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, this amazing galaxy can been seen through a small telescope

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M63/Sunflower Galaxy

The M63/Sunflower galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation of Canes Venatici. The M63/Sunflower galaxy is also known as NGC 5055. The galaxy was verified discovered in 1773 by Charles Messier, although previously discovered by a fellow astronomer and colleague of Charles Messier.   Like

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