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‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

“Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, if the first segment is any indication, will attempt to package unconditional blind faith in evolution as scientific literacy in an effort to create interest in science,” wrote a blogger for Answers in Genesis, a Christian apologetics ministry that promotes the view that the universe, our planet, and its inhabitants came […]

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Antarctica storm captured in live photos by exploration crew

Antarctica storm captured in live photos by exploration crew

A tremendous storm off the coast of Antarctica was captured by an impressive satellite image that shows the storm covering 3,500 square miles, according to Yahoo News. Harsh storms aren’t anything new to Antarctica, but the impressive satellite picture posted by Simon Proud, an MIT professor, brought home the reality of what such a storm […]

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Seen from Mars, Earth and the moon are two bright ‘evening stars’

Seen from Mars, Earth and the moon are two bright ‘evening stars’

NASA’s Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home planet as a bright light in the Martian sky, with the moon shining nearby. The rover apparently watched the Martian sunset, then photographed Earth in the night sky […]

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Study of CO levels in Greenland snowpack finds sharp decline since 1970s

Study of CO levels in Greenland snowpack finds sharp decline since 1970s

The first-ever study of air trapped in the deep snowpack of Greenland has yielded surprising results. Current computer models had predicted that levels of carbon monoxide locked into the snowpack would be higher than those recorded in the 1950s, yet it appears that the opposite is true. A recent paper published in the journal Atmospheric […]

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When home is far away

When home is far away

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION] / Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA & NASA/JHU Applied Physics Lab/Carnegie Inst. Washington In a cross-Solar System interplanetary first, our Earth was photographed during the same day from both Mercury and Saturn. Pictured on the left, Earth is the pale blue dot just below the rings of […]

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Northeast U.S. from low Earth orbit

Northeast U.S. from low Earth orbit

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION] Credit: ISS Expedition 30, NASA On another April 12th, in 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexseyevich Gagarin became the first human to see planet Earth from space. Commenting on his view from orbit he reported, “The sky is very dark; the Earth is bluish.” On yet another April 12th, in […]

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Slavery of the earth-bound whose parents are TV and the Internet

Slavery of the earth-bound whose parents are TV and the Internet

Winter is nearing an end and, once again, it’s accompanied by the usual disturbing articles about the reckless behavior of young college students at Spring Break. The debauchery only seems to be getting worse: Every year, 1.5 million students go on spring break, with approximately 100,000 going to Cancun. They spend over $1 BILLION total College […]

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Disappointed? NASA can find no evidence world will end on Dec. 21 at 11:11

Disappointed? NASA can find no evidence world will end on Dec. 21 at 11:11

The Mayan calendar finishes one of its great cycles in December 2012, which has fueled countless theories about the end of the world on December 21, 2012 at 11:11(UTC). One theory suggests a galactic alignment which would create chaos on Earth because of the gravitational effect between the Sun and the Black hole called Sagittarius […]

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Reality, not Dreamworks

Reality, not Dreamworks

[ZOOM]   Salt Lake City photographer Royce Bair uses digital cameras and what he describes as a ‘copious collection of portable incandescent and flash lighting equipment’ to capture his unique views of the night sky over Utah’s spectacular canyons. His shots of Wall Street Canyon at Bryce Canyon National Park with the stars of our own […]