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NASA Zooms In on One of the Oldest Galaxies With the Help of a Cosmic Magnifying Glass
Science & Tech  (tags: space, nasa, astronomy, technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos )

Glenn
- 2 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The unprecedented detailed image was amplified by a natural phenomenon called gravitational lensing, a lucky circumstance that will enable scientists to test galactic theories.
From Space. Com: 2018 Full Moon Calendar Including The Many "Names" Of Full Moons
Science & Tech  (tags: 2018 Full Moon Calendar, astronomy, computers, health, history, humans, interesting, nasa, news, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 3 days ago - space.com
Full moon names often correspond to seasonal markers, so a Harvest Moon occurs at the end of the growing season, in September or October, and the Cold Moon occurs in frosty December, in the Northern Hemisphere
Best Astronomical Highlights of 2018 | Sierra Club
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, comets, blue moon, Super Moon, meteor shower )

Nita
- 10 days ago - sierraclub.org
Astronomical observers will find lots of reasons to mark their calendars in 2018. Two supermoons, two blue moons, five planets at opposition, three meteor showers that could produce more than 100 falling stars an hour, and at least one comet .
When, Where, And How To See The Coming Super Blue Blood Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: January 2018 Supermoon, Blue Moon, Blood Moon, Lunar Eclipse, astronomy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, space, world )

Fiona
- 20 days ago - space.com
January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a Blood Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all in the same month. A Blue Moon is when two full moons happen in the same calendar month.
Black Holes Are Simpler Than Forests
Science & Tech  (tags: Black Holes, Forests, Albert Einstein, Human Brain, Human Comprehension, Simplicity, astronomy, climate, discovery, design, concept, energy, humans, interesting, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, world )

Fiona
- 49 days ago - aeon.co
Einstein said that the âEUR~most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it is comprehensible. In matters of comprehension "science does have its limits." Human brains evolved to be adaptable, but!?!
Giant Mystery Space Object âEUR~PhaethonâEUR(TM) to Skim Earth Before Christmas
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, astronomy, interesting, space, nasa )

Marty
- 54 days ago - theepochtimes.com
An asteroid considered potentially hazardous by NASA, about half the size of the one that allegedly wiped out the dinosaurs, is expected to skim the EarthâEUR(TM)s atmosphere about a week before Christmas.....
Think You Know the Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, investigation, interesting, research, scientists, science )

Mitchell
- 55 days ago - jsg.utexas.edu
Our moon had a "facelift" of sorts!
Organic Molecules on Near Earth Asteroid!!!!
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, astronomy, cosmology, discovery, interesting, scientists, science, ancient )

Mitchell
- 55 days ago - theguardian.com
This asteroid is believed to come from another star system, and is believed to carry at least some of the molecules of which life is composed! Please see first comment.
The First Man-Made Meteor Shower Will Light Up Japan in 2019
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronomy, technology )

Glenn
- 59 days ago - singularityhub.com
The first ever man-made meteor shower will happen in early 2019 over Japan. The meteors will be released from a satellite orbiting Earth.
The Earth Has An Asteroid Buddy!
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, scientists, space, discovery, investigation, astronomy, interesting )

Mitchell
- 82 days ago - earthsky.org
An asteroid, one that appears to be of no danger to us, is accompanying us around the sun.
OldestAstrolabe Discovered in Vasco Da Gama Wreck
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, astronomy, discovery, science )

John
- 84 days ago - oldsaltblog.com
The wreck was discovered in 1998, but excavation didnâEUR(TM)t begin until 2013, and since then, researchers have recovered more than 2,800 coins and artifacts. A bronze marinerâEUR(TM)s astrolabe, precursor of the sextant.
Uranus: Facts, Moons, Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: Uranus, Orbit, Moons, Facts, astronomy, discovery, humans, nasa, news, research, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 92 days ago - space.com
Although Uranus is visible to the naked eye, it was long mistaken as a star because of the planet's dimness and slow orbit. The planet has a dramatic tilt, which causes its axis to point nearly directly at the sun.
Neutron Star Collision Showers the Universe With a Wealth of Discoveries | Science News
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, space, scientists, news )

Glenn
- 93 days ago - sciencenews.org
This could be the origin of all matter, and therefore the universe itself.
Neutron Stars Collide, and WE Get to See IT!
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, space, science, astronomy, discovery, interesting, news )

Mitchell
- 94 days ago - npr.org
Massive amounts of gold and platinum are produced as "side effects" as two neutron stars are seen to collide.
Inferno Below: Satellite Photos Of Northern California Wildfires
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Satellite Photography, California Wildfires, October 2017, astronomy, environment, habitat, health, humans, news, research, science, scientists, space, world )

Fiona
- 98 days ago - livescience.com
Currently, 17 fires are active in northern California, according to a map generated by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE). The wildfires this October are unusually intense.
 

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