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Dog Eats Moon: Total Lunar Eclipse

Dog Eats Moon: Total Lunar Eclipse

December 10, 2011 marks your last chance to see a total lunar eclipse—one of the most breathtaking celestial events that you can witness with your unaided eye–until 2014.

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Midnight Delight: Total Lunar Eclipse

Midnight Delight: Total Lunar Eclipse

The Moon and the Earth have a very special relationship in the Cosmos, and one of the most striking and beautiful examples of the this takes place Monday evening: a total lunar eclipse.

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Much More Water on the Moon than Previously Thought

Much More Water on the Moon than Previously Thought

NASA scientists reveal that water on the moon isn’t spread out in vast oceans, but rather is concentrated in oases, and that the lunar surface appears to contain a wealth of other materials.

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NASA Moon Mission Reveals New Clues About Water on the Moon

NASA Moon Mission Reveals New Clues About Water on the Moon

NASA scientists reveal that water on the moon isn’t spread out in vast oceans, but rather is concentrated in oases, and that the lunar surface appears to contain a wealth of other materials.

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Shooting the Moon

Shooting the Moon

Launching a spacecraft bound for the Moon with the deliberate intention of striking the Moon in a spectacular impact! Sounds like something out of a Jules Verne novel…

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Come Together, Bright Planets, Over Me….

Come Together, Bright Planets, Over Me….

Depiction of a major alignment of the five visible planets in 1059 BCE. Photo By Ben Burress There are some pretty good "lineups" coming soon to skies above you. First of all, "lineups," or alignments, go on in the heavens all the time, though most often they are alignments of objects too faint to easily […]

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