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Solar Cooking System

Gwendolyn Said: What do you think of this? We Answered: My mom was like that when I was a teenager too. If yours is anything like mine, she will never admit any fault, so there’s nothing you really can do at the moment except try not to fight and make…

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Solar System The Planets

Morris Said: why the outer solar system planetsare gas and inner solar system planetsare rock? We Answered: As our solar system was forming some 5-billion years ago it’s thought that the object that would eventually become our sun formed first. Consequently it had more mass and thus more gravitational pull on remaining gas and dust in the immense nebula from…

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Build A Solar System

Don Said: solar system project help? We Answered: The distances that the outer panets are from the sun are really huge compared to the distances of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, let alone the distances of the moons from their planets, so forget about being able to do this to the same scale….

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The Solar Systems

Rosa Said: How much solar systems have we discovered in total can we see any by the naked eye? We Answered: Around 300. No. No. Delores Said: Have astronomers discovered exo-solar systems that are in the early forming process? We Answered: Yes, we can see gaps in the accretion disks around young stars indicating that planets are forming there….

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Making A Model Of The Solar System

Melvin Said: Could my niece be “gifted” or “bright”? We Answered: Gifted is someone with an IQ over 130 used to be 145. Bright is right below it and above average. Average is 85-115. Bright 115-130. Talented is not a term associated with intelligence test scores Don Said: solar system project help?…

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How Many Planets Are There In The Solar System

John Said: How many solar systems are there? We Answered: There may be other stars somewhere with multiple orbiting planets, but they would not be called a “Solar System.” That term is reserved exclusively for our star (the Sun) and our 8 or 9 planets (or however many planets there are officially this week). Bernard…

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The Solar System

Nathaniel Said: How to build a Solar System model? We Answered: you can make one on your computer by getting an application free here: http://www.sciencefair-projects.org/sola… or do this for a real one: Materials: (All of these materials can be found at a local craft store) 1 big styrofoam ball for the sun (about 8…

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Our Solar System

Sonia Said: What is the plane of our solar systemrelative to the plane of our galaxy? We Answered: The inclination is 60.2 degrees. I gave a long explanation of this a week ago. You can find it here: http://malaysia.answers.yahoo.com/questi The period of the sun around the center of the galaxy is a tricky issue. The…

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Solar System Controller

Katherine Said: Does the asvab state there is 9 or 8 planets in our solar system? We Answered: There are still 8 planets in our solar system, and 5 known “dwarf planets” The IAU has not changed their definition of planet, so Pluto still remains a “dwarf planet”.

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