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Your Age on Other Planets

If I lived on Neptune I would be less than a Neptune year old, how old would you be? This nifty calculator allows you to figure out your “age” on different planets (including dwarf planet Pluto). Every grade school student knows we measure years by how long it takes the Earth to travel around the [...]

Messenger begins Mercury mission

The Messenger spacecraft’s year-long mission in orbit around the planet Mercury has now begun. One Mercury day equals 176 Earth days, so scientists ca…