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

Isabel
- 2652 days ago - livescience.com
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 )

Maria
- 2652 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Cal
- 2634 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
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 )

Rainy
- 2685 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
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 )


- 2637 days ago - space.com
Alien worlds, once hidden from knowledge, are now being discovered in droves, stunning astronomers with their unique features and sheer numbers
No Evidence of Time Before Big Bang
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, research, science, scientists, space, study )

Hans
- 1357 days ago - nature.com
Our view of the early Universe may be full of mysterious circles -- and even triangles -- but that doesn't mean we're seeing evidence of events that took place before the Big Bang.
Best Art in the Universe? Hubble Space Telescope's Amazing Pics From 2010
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, humans, investigation, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, discovery )

Hans
- 1351 days ago - aolnews.com
For the past 20 years, the Hubble Space Telescope has been orbiting the planet and wowing earthlings with breathtaking images of outer space, from jaw-dropping pictures of clusters of newborn stars to fantastic photos of colliding galaxies.
The Extraordinary Image of a Large Sunspot Emitting Cascades of Glowing Gas
Science & Tech  (tags: Sun, space, image )

Anna
- 1237 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Believe it or not, this is a relatively quiet day on the sun.This amazing image shows a large sunspot group moving across our star's surface.Visible as the bright area near the horizon is AR 9169, a sunspot group from the last solar cycle.
A Subatomic Signature Extends Across the Universe: Relic Particles 10 Billion Light-Years in Length Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, humans, interesting, investigation, news, research, science, scientists, space, study, world )

Hans
- 1333 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
An ancient subatomic signature extends across the universe. It seems that some subatomic particles, invisible and untouchable effects of the very creation of reality, might exist simultaneously across all of space.
New Evidence on Origin of Supernovas
Science & Tech  (tags: Origin of Supernovas, astronomy, space, science )

Anna
- 1221 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Astronomers may now know the cause of an historic supernova explosion that is an important type of object for investigating dark energy in the universe. The discovery, made using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, also provides strong evidence that a......
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: meteor shower, science, space, interesting )


- 2576 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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
Aussie Student Finds Universe's 'Missing Mass'
Science & Tech  (tags: Australian university student, universe, missing mass, space )

Anna
- 1191 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A 22-year-old Australian university student has solved a problem which has puzzled astrophysicists for decades, discovering part of the so-called "missing mass" of the universe during her summer break.
Meteor Shower Underway
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, science, scientists, space, study, planet, earth, discovery )

Michele
- 2577 days ago - kbsd6.com
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.
Pluto May Host An Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, Science, Study, Space, Ocean )

Nancy
- 1347 days ago - news.discovery.com
Freezing, distant Pluto seems an odd place to look for oceanfront real estate, but if a new computer model is correct, the dwarf planet harbors a sizeable pool of liquids beneath its thick icy shell.
Potentially Habitable Planet Found
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, earth, space, scientists )

Leslie
- 2685 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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
 

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