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About that asteroid due to hit the Earth in September . . .

About that asteroid due to hit the Earth in September . . .

. . .  The Daily Mail has checked it out and it’s nothing to worry about. The rumor did force NASA to respond with a non-denial denial. And a professor did say there’s a asteroid out there with our name on  it. And a former astronaut did say we’ve just been lucky so far in […]

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Just looking at nature improves the human brain’s functionality

Just looking at nature improves the human brain’s functionality

While still relatively novel in the United States, so-called “green roofs” — urban rooftops covered with grasses, plants and other types of greenery — are becoming increasingly popular around the world. In France, newly built commercial rooftops must sport either greenery or solar panels, according to a recent law. Facebook, meanwhile, recently installed a massive […]

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The 2015 total solar eclipse, from Longyearbyen, Norway

The 2015 total solar eclipse, from Longyearbyen, Norway

LONGYEARBYEN, Norway, March 20, 2015 – I’ve been interested in astronomy ever since I was a kid. Late last year I left my job as an AFP news photographer to pursue a documentary project – as well as the night sky and astronomy photography that I love. I’ll shoot any kind of event like this, […]

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Down to Earth

Down to Earth

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, NASA, Bill Ingalls] Thursday, March 12, shortly after local sunrise over central Asia, this Soyuz spacecraft floated over a sea of golden clouds during its descent by parachute through planet Earth’s dense atmosphere. On board were Expedition 42 commander Barry Wilmore of NASA and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova […]

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The triple conjunction as seen from Charleston, SC

The triple conjunction as seen from Charleston, SC

[CLICK IN IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Kevin Bourque] Venus, named for the Roman goddess of love, and Mars, the war god’s namesake, came together by moonlight in this lovely skyview, recorded on Feb. 20 from Charleston, South Carolina, USA, planet Earth. Made in twilight with a digital camera, the three second time exposure also records […]

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A cosmic marvel from one of the Seven Wonders of Russia

A cosmic marvel from one of the Seven Wonders of Russia

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION, Sergei Makurin] You may have heard of the Seven Sisters in the sky, but have you heard about the Seven Strong Men on the ground? Located just west of the Ural Mountains, the unusual Manpupuner rock formations are one of the Seven Wonders of Russia. How these ancient 40-meter […]

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Pastor Hagee sees ‘supernatural’ signs of major change in Mideast

Pastor Hagee sees ‘supernatural’ signs of major change in Mideast

SAN ANTONIO — The Book of Genesis says God uses the sun, moon, and stars for signs and seasons. Examples can be found throughout the Bible. … According to Pastor John Hagee, God is getting ready to speak this way once again. “There’s a sense in the world that things are changing and God is trying […]

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‘Big bang’: The surprising case science is making for God

‘Big bang’: The surprising case science is making for God

By Eric Metaxas, Wall Street Journal In 1966 Time magazine ran a cover story asking: Is God Dead? Many have accepted the cultural narrative that he’s obsolete—that as science progresses, there is less need for a “God” to explain the universe. Yet it turns out that the rumors of God’s death were premature. More amazing […]

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NASA: Astronomers think every star in Milky Way ‘has at least one planet’

NASA: Astronomers think every star in Milky Way ‘has at least one planet’

Cambridge, Mass – NASA predicts that 100 million worlds in our own Milky Way galaxy may host alien life, and space program scientists estimate that humans will be able to find life within two decades. Speaking at NASA’s Washington headquarters on Monday, the space agency outlined a plan to search for alien life using current […]

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Four red ‘blood moons’ starting next week seen as beginning of the ‘End’, second coming

Four red ‘blood moons’ starting next week seen as beginning of the ‘End’, second coming

Mars, Earth, and the Sun [were to have aligned last night], a rare ‘opposition of the planets’ that only happens once every 778 days. But what makes this so remarkable is that it comes precisely a week before everyone on earth will see the first of FOUR dark red ‘blood moons’, an extraordinary event some […]