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    What Can You Expect to See with Your New Telescope

    Perhaps the most commonly asked question among first-time buyers is what they can expect to see through their new telescopes Aperture size is the single-most important specification to look out for, although bigger does not always mean better. You’ll need something with quality optics and, if you’re a beginner, something with a built-in star finder…

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    Fascinating Facts About the Extinction of the Dinosaurs

    66 million years ago, one of the most devastating natural disasters ever to occur in the history of the Earth took place in what is now Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The most widely accepted theory of the dinosaurs’ extinction concerns an impact event of truly apocalyptic proportions. Travelling tens of thousands of miles per hour, a…

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    10 Giant Ancestors of Modern Animals

    While dinosaurs included some of the largest animals to have ever roamed the world, many animals have ancestors that were far larger than their modern relatives Although there were also many small prehistoric animals, including numerous dinosaur species, evolution does tend to produce larger animals over longer geological periods Following are 10 of the largest…

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    10 Fascinating Facts About the Carboniferous Period

    359 million years ago, one of the five major extinction events that shaped the Earth’s evolution hailed the end of the Devonian period in which life had started to colonize the land from the sea. The Late Devonian mass extinction hailed in the next geological period, the Carboniferous, which lasted from 354 to 290 million…

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