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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Mariana TrenchCurated byWhat If
The Mariana Trench: its monumental depth is what has attracted humankind to it for decades, and we’ve been working on finding ways to literally get to the bottom of things despite the risk of cracking under the physical pressure. Learn from this storyboard why it can act as a trash compactor for human waste while we still insist on sending people to see it all firsthand.
A rare conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will be visible to the naked eye for the first time in 800 years
Jupiter and Saturn are due to converge in their orbits on Monday, appearing as a double planet in the night sky — the first such occurrence in almost 800 years. The two planets have been near one another throughout the year, according to Rice University astronomer Patrick Hartigan. They will reach …