Guest Post—Collision of Science and Belief

Emma is one of my regular guest bloggers. I feel really thrilled about the possibility to post one educating post of this great blogger once a month over the next couple of months. Thank you so much, Emma, for sharing these great posts with us! If you would like to check out the previous guest posts, this amazing blogger wrote for me, head over here.

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Guest Post – Politics and Spaceflight: Get Out of My Way!

Emma is one of my regular guest bloggers. I feel really thrilled about the possibility to post one educating post of this great blogger once a month over the next couple of months. Thank you so much, Emma, for sharing these great posts with us! If you would like to check out the previous guest posts, this amazing blogger wrote for me, head over here.

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NASA was established by a president of the United States—Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958. NASA has long been pushed along by both George W. Bush and the current president of the United States, Barrack Obama. And John F. Kennedy was one of the most famous presidential advocates for the space race, back in 1961. Because NASA is a publicly funded program that thrives on both public and government support, it has to continually adjust its goals to match public opinion and presidential aims.

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Guest Post – Pluto: Pioneer of the New Era

Emma is one of my regular guest bloggers. I feel really thrilled about the possibility to post one educating post of this great blogger once a month over the next couple of months. Thank you so much, Emma, for sharing these great posts with us! If you would like to check out the previous guest posts, this amazing blogger wrote for me, head over here.

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Though many Pluto fans would beg to differ, Pluto is no longer a planet. It has been classified as a dwarf planet in the farthest reaches of our solar system. It is one of a group of similarly icy worlds called Kuiper Belt objects, from where comets are thought to originate. Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, and Jupiter are also thought to have captured their rings and moons from this belt of objects. The Kuiper Belt is analogous to an asteroid belt, but it’s not full of asteroids. Its objects are more like dirty snowballs, like a snowball compacted together from such a thin layer of ground snow that some dirt gets mixed in as well. On Earth, you might end up with twigs and leaves in your snowball. In the Kuiper Belt, you’re more likely to find stone and iron. You better not get caught in a snowball fight out there!

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