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Josh Habka

Josh Habka

Josh Habka is an analog astronaut, science communicator, biohacker, and CEO of Astrochain.
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Magnetic Filaments: New Clues in Black Hole Mystery

Hello, fellow space enthusiasts! Today, we’re going to take a fascinating journey into the heart of our very own Milky Way galaxy. We’re about to delve into a mysterious cosmic phenomenon that has astronomers all around the world scratching their heads in wonder and amazement — the discovery of mysterious filaments that seem to point directly toward the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy! 🕵️‍♀️🔭
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Why Are There Craters on the Moon?

Moon craters are formed when meteorites and asteroids strike the surface of the Moon. Many of the craters on its surface are mostly impact features caused when meteorites or comets hit the Moon.
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Why Does Saturn Have Rings?

Saturn’s rings are pieces of asteroids, comets, or shattered moons that broke up before they reached the planet, torn apart by Saturn’s powerful gravity.
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What Is The Atmosphere Like on Mars? - Josh Habka - Medium

Mars atmosphere is more than 100 times thinner than that of Earth, mainly composed of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and argon gases. Mars atmosphere is 95% carbon dioxide, 3% nitrogen, 1.6% argon, with the rest being traces of oxygen, water vapor, and other gases.
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Is There Life on Kepler 452b? - Josh Habka - Medium

While we have not found life on Kepler 452b, Kepler 452b is a great candidate for alien life because it shares many similarities with Earth.
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Is There Life on WASP-39b? - Josh Habka - Medium

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has captured conclusive evidence for CO2 in the atmosphere of WASP-39b, a gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star 700 light-years away. WASP-39b, a gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star 700 lin light-years away.
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How Do Terrestrial Planets Form?

Rocky planets can be formed through two radically different processes, but it is unclear which built our Solar System’s landmasses. In our solar system, the rocky planets formed at the warmest interior part of the protoplanetary disk, whereas the gas giants formed farther out. Inner planets are far smaller than outer ones. As such, they have a relatively lower gravitational pull, unable to draw a lot of gas into an interior planet’s atmosphere.
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Why Does Jupiter Have A Red Spot? - Josh Habka - Medium

When you think about Jupiter (open in new tab), you probably picture either its immense size or the colored bands of gas that run down the side of it. Not only does the hulking gas giant look amazing, but multicolored bands of clouds run along its face. Or, you can consider an iconic storm, that enormous, swirling, red hurricane that is twice as big as the planet Earth (open in new tab) and has been the hallmark of our Solar System’s largest planet since Earth’s time over a century ago.
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Is There Life on Jupiter? - Josh Habka - Medium

The Solar System boasts many worlds with the requisite conditions to support life, with Europa, Jupiter’s moon, being the most promising. Jupiter is entirely inhospitable for life as we know it, but its moon Europa has been proposed as a possible habitable zone. Given the similarities between Jupiter’s moons and the Earth, Europa has emerged as the most promising place to find extraterrestrial life.