|7/4/2012 12:30am, LHC announces 5 sigma 126.5 GeV Higg's Boson - it's been discovered officially|
|7/2/2012 Tevatron scoups LHC, Higg's Boson found (@125 GeV)!!! LHC Announcement follows on July 4, 2012|
|6/5/2012: The Transit of Venus photos...|
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|Image randomly chosen from Astronomy Picture Of The Day
2001 August 26
Uranus is the third largest planet in our
Solar System after
is composed mostly of rock and ices,
but with a thick
The blue hue of Uranus' atmosphere arises from the small amount of
methane which preferentially absorbs red light.
This picture was snapped by the
Voyager 2 spacecraft in 1986 -
the only spacecraft ever to visit Uranus.
Uranus has many
moons and a
Venus, has a rotation axis that
is greatly tilted and sometimes points near the Sun.
It remains an astronomical mystery why
Uranus' axis is so tilted.
Neptune are quite similar:
Uranus is slightly larger but less massive.