Space

General questions on Space.
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Last updated: March 2, 2013
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What is the evidence for the Big Bang Theory?
Cosmic Background Radiation and Red Shift
At what stage in the Sun's life cycle is it at?
Main Sequence
What is the hottest planet in the solar system?
Venus
About how many galaxies are there in the universe?
100 to 200 million
What is the Sun's source of energy?
Nuclear Fusion
What does Kepler's first law state?
The planets orbit elliptically
What are comets made of?
Ice and dust
What is the hottest part of the sun?
Corona
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Where is the Sea of Tranquility?
The Moon
What is the name of the largest volcano in the solar system?
Olympus Mons
What's in the middle of our galaxy?
Black Hole
What is the nearest star? (Not including the Sun)
Proxima Centauri
What is the largest known star?
Canis Majoris
Which planets rotate counter clockwise?
Venus and Uranus
Who are Uranus' moons named after?
William Shakespeare and Alexander Poe Characters
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Level 72
Mar 5, 2013
answers are too long thus impossible to get exactly right. Consider breaking up the planets that rotate counter clockwise into two. I got it, but i put Uranus first so it didn't count.
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Level 55
Apr 9, 2017
I thought UY Scuti was the largest discovered star