• Ancient Origins | 11/3/2016 | Staff
    In the post-war years of the 1950’s through to the late 1980’s (when it began to be usurped by Halloween) Mischief Night was the “big” night before Bonfire Night, whereas Halloween on the 31st was...
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  • | 10/16/2016 | Bruce McClure
    Tonight – October 16, 2016 – keep moon-watching! If you live at northerly latitudes, the waning moon tonight will rise sooner than you expect. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, it’ll rise...
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  • | 10/16/2016 | EarthSky Voices
    Image via Space. People regard it as the final frontier after centuries of conquest and settlement on Earth. However, many consider space exploration as something only large powerful...
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  • Live Science | 10/16/2016 | Staff
    Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television series and online resource that features the world's leading thinkers exploring humanity's deepest...
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  • Universe Today | 8/10/2016 | Andrew Fain
    Many years ago, Carl Sagan predicted there could be as many as 10,000 advanced extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy. After nearly 60 years of searching without success, a growing list of...
  • Universe Today | 8/10/2016 | Matt Williams
    In the 18th century, observations made of all the known planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn) led astronomers to the realization that there was a pattern in their orbits.
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  • ScienceDaily | 8/9/2016 | Staff
    Recreating important biological processes in cells to better understand them currently is a major topic of research. Now, physicists at TU Munich and the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot have for the...
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  • | 8/10/2016 | Deborah Byrd
    Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and...
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  • | 8/10/2016 | Deborah Byrd
    White circles denote areas pinged by Cassini’s radar. Image via NASA JPL. Orbiting Saturn since 2004, the Cassini spacecraft has transformed our understanding and mental image of this world and its...
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  • | 8/10/2016 | Deborah Byrd
    An artist’s concept of a Dyson sphere. Image via CapnHack, via Remember Tabby’s Star? It’s the star that astronomer Tabetha Boyajian – who reported its strangeness in a...
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  • | 8/10/2016 | Bruce McClure
    If you’re outside on an August or September evening, you can glimpse the zodiacal constellation Sagittarius the Archer. From our northerly latitudes, it never climbs high in the sky.
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  • | 8/10/2016 | Staff
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's moon Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons. The finding represents the first direct evidence of the presence of...
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