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The Truth Behind This Month's Blue Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

- 2519 days ago -
Thursday, May 31 brings us the second of two full Moons for North Americans this month. Some almanacs and calendars assert that when two full Moons occur within a calendar month, that the second full Moon is called the "Blue Moon."
The Truth Behind This Month's Blue Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, discovery, scientists, sky )

- 2519 days ago -
Thursday, May 31 brings us the second of two full Moons for North Americans this month. Some almanacs and calendars assert that when two full Moons occur within a calendar month, that the second full Moon is called the "Blue Moon."
Scientists Hail the Seas of Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: space, science, mars )

- 2501 days ago -
Mars was once a blue planet, a team of Canadian and American scientists have found, with a third of its surface covered by ancient seas.
Scientists Find Most Earth-Like Planet Yet
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, space, earth, like, planet, scientists )

- 2552 days ago -
An Earth-like planet spotted outside our solar system is the first found that could support liquid water and harbor life, scientists announced today.
Trickle of Planet Discoveries Becomes a Flood
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, nasa, discovery )

- 2504 days ago -
Alien worlds, once hidden from knowledge, are now being discovered in droves, stunning astronomers with their unique features and sheer numbers
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: meteor shower, science, space, interesting )

- 2443 days ago -
LOS ANGELES - Summer's annual meteor shower promises to put on a dazzling show when it peaks this weekend -- provided you're far from city lights. With no moon in sight to interfere with the Perseid meteor shower, skygazers can expect to spot streaking
Meteor Shower Underway
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, science, scientists, space, study, planet, earth, discovery )

- 2444 days ago -
The Perseid Meteor Shower is underway. However, it's only the coming attraction for a much bigger show a few weeks away. The best time to see the Perseids will be this weekend and early next week. You can see them on a clear night in the northeast sky.
Potentially Habitable Planet Found
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, earth, space, scientists )

- 2552 days ago -
For the first time astronomers have discovered a planet outside our solar system that is potentially habitable, with Earth-like temperatures, a find researchers described Tuesday as a big step in the search for "life in the universe
International Team Establishes Unique Observatory in Antarctica
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, design, concept, environment, research, science, scientists, space, technology, study, news )

- 2268 days ago -
A revolutionary fully robotic observatory at Dome Argus on the highest point of the Antarctic Plateau,dubbed PLATeau Observatory or PLATO,will be possible to achieve near-space quality images at a much lower cost than launching a telescope into space.
Pulsing Giant Star Dissected
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, space )

- 2482 days ago -
Using the largest telescopes available, astronomers have dissected the dusty, gassy layers of the red giant S Orionis--a star that pulsates in size from a diameter roughly equal to the orbit of Mars to halfway between Mars and Jupiter every 410 days.
What Is 55 Cancri and Why Are Astronomers Excited About It?
Science & Tech  (tags: new solar system, Cancri 55, planets, astronomy, space, discovery )

- 2356 days ago -
A new 5-planet solar system has been discovered, leading astronomers to believe that there are many solar systems that are, just like our own, packed with planets.
Solar Variations Not Behind Global Warming - Study
Science & Tech  (tags: study, space, climate change )

- 2475 days ago -
The sun's changing energy levels are not to blame for recent global warming and, if anything, solar variations over the past 20 years should have had a cooling effect, scientists said on Wednesday.
Dying Star Bursts in Near-Perfect Symmetry
Science & Tech  (tags: space )

- 2561 days ago -
(April 12) -- If symmetry is a sign of splendor, then the newly discovered Red Square nebula is one of the most beautiful objects in the universe.

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