Blog posts tagged with moon

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Jul 29 2015
17:24 UTC

What Are These Strange Scarlet Streaks Spotted on Tethys?

... distances across the moon's surface following the rugged terrain, continuing unbroken over hills and down into craters… […]

Posted by Universe Today

Jul 27 2015
18:52 UTC

Blues for the Second Full Moon of July

Brace yourselves for Blue Moon madness. The month of July 2015 hosts two Full Moons: One on July 2nd and another coming right up this week on Friday, July 31st at 10:43 Universal Time (UT)/6:43 AM EDT. In modern day vernacular, the occurrence of two Full Moons in one calendar month has become known as […]

Posted by Universe Today

Jul 26 2015
02:02 UTC

Journey to the edge of a forming galaxy

in early july i spent two weeks as "scientist in residence" at the ABC as a result of the Top 5 Under 40 award. the main project i worked on was producing a science ninja adventure story that went live on the science show on radio national yesterday afternoon! LISTEN HERE:journey to the edge of a forming galaxy (website)journey to the edge of a forming galaxy (mp3)Artwork by Mischa Andrews from photo by Jenny Gabache and galaxy image by David Malinlong time readers may remember t

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Jul 15 2015
19:01 UTC

Catch a Fine Lunar Planetary Grouping This Weekend

Phew! Our eyes and thoughts have been cast so far out into the outer reaches of the solar system following New Horizons and Pluto this week, that we're just now getting to the astronomical action going on in our own backyard.(...)Read the rest of Catch a Fine Lunar Planetary Grouping This Weekend (865 words) ¬ […]

Posted by Universe Today

Jul 03 2015
15:55 UTC

River of Fire Smoke Darkens Sun and Moon

My eyes are burning. The morning Sun, already 40¬ high, glares a lemony-orange. It's meteorologically clear, but the sky looks like paste. What's going on here? Forest fires! Many in the Midwest, northern mountain states¬and Canadian provinces have been living under a dome of high altitude smoke the past few days reflected in¬the¬ruddy midday Sun […]

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