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Planetary science Solar System Planet Jupiter Natural satellite Rare Earth hypothesis Giant planet Exoplanet Terrestrial planet Retrograde and prograde motion Atmosphere Neptune
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Planetary science Solar System Planet Jupiter Natural satellite Rare Earth hypothesis Giant planet Exoplanet Terrestrial planet Retrograde and prograde motion Atmosphere Neptune
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The scientific method is the procedure for formulating hypotheses about universe. Hypothesis are tested by observation and experimentation in order to build consistent models of theories that accurately describe phenomena in nature Observations of the heavens have helped scientists discover some of the fundamental laws of physics. The laws of physics are in turn used by astronomers to interpret their observations. The solar system: Exploration of the planets provide information about the origin and evolution of the solar system, as well as history and resources of earth. Stars and Nebulae: Studying the stars and nebulae helps us learn about the origin and history of the sun and the solar system. Stars - At the centre of the Sun, thermonuclear reactions - so called because they require extremely high temperatures - convert hydrogen (the Sun’s primary constituent) into Helium. Thi...
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