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Scientist Shows How Our Solar System Orbits an Unseen Center — It’s Not the Sun

Our solar system orbits an invisible point at its center called the barycenter, from which its mass is evenly distributed.

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Paranoid asteroid: FIVE more space rocks headed towards Earth, highlighting need for planetary defense initiatives

Paranoid asteroid: FIVE more space rocks headed towards Earth, highlighting need for planetary defense initiatives

NASA’s planetary defense network is warning of yet another barrage of five asteroids due to enter Earth’s backyard this week, in the latest test of our early-warning systems and preparedness in the face of space-based threats. The opening salvo will consist of two asteroids, 2013 XA22 and 2020 KZ3, measuring 310 feet and 64 feet, which will pass Earth at

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