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The magnetic field of the Earth is surrounded in a region called the magnetosphere. The magnetosphere prevents most of the particles from the sun, carried in solar wind, from hitting the Earth ...Read more
Mars, the Red Planet, is like Earth in many ways. Mars has huge volcanoes, gigantic canyons, and polar ice caps. The fourth planet from the Sun, Mars is smaller, colder, and drier than Earth ...Read more
9/19 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico City in 1985 Details
9/21 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake hits Central Taiwan, 1999 Details
9/23 On this date in 1846 Neptune was discovered by German astronomer Johann Galle. Details