Earth, Earth Observation, Moon
13 Jul , 2016 by Evan Gough
The EPIC camera on-board NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) has captured images of the Moon passing in front of the Earth as the Earth rotates behind it.
Guide to Space, sun
5 Jul , 2016 by Matt Williams
Since time immemorial, humans have known that the Sun will rise in the east and set in the west. But why exactly does it happen this way?
Astronomy, Guide to Space, News
25 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
The planets of our Solar System differ considerably when it comes to their respective masses, even more so than their difference in size
Earth, News, Science, sun
21 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A transient third Van Allen belt was first observed in 2013, and new research explains how it was formed.
Astronomy, Guide to Space
21 Jun , 2016 by Matt Williams
The planets of our Solar System vary considerably, with some being a fraction of Earth’s diameter, and others many times its size
17 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
Earth has a new dance partner, a quasi-moon named 2016 H03.
Asteroids, Earth, Meteorites, News
15 Jun , 2016 by Evan Gough
A fossilized meteorite from a quarry in Sweden is a new type of space rock that’s different from other meteors.
Astrobiology, Science, SETI
31 May , 2016 by Paul Patton
Can we assume that aliens will evolve intelligence over the eons, and will this lead to other technological civilizations? Will aliens find big brains sexy?
27 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
We’ve lived on planet Earth all of our lives, but how much does the average person know about the planet that’s beneath our feet?
Astronomy, Earth, Geology
21 May , 2016 by Matt Williams
The difference between lava and magma, which is rather important when it comes to volcanic activity and geology, is just a question of location
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