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Gaze At the Sky As The Geminids Peak Tonight Boasting 60 Meteorites Per Hour

Astronomically speaking, December is filled with skylit gems including two eclipses and a dazzling meteor shower. The Geminids peak tonight, December 13, 2020, offering stargazers a reason to brave out into the cold. While it is recommended to use binoculars, if the skies are clear enough, the shower will be visible with the naked eye. …

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Feast Your Eyes Upon 2020’s Last Lunar Eclipse Tomorrow Morning

We’re rolling toward an eventful eclipse season this winter and tomorrow’s full moon presents the perfect opportunity to watch the celestial show unfold. With it being the last eclipse of 2020, there is an opportunity for many to bare witness. The eclipse will be visible for those in Australia, North and South America, and parts …

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NASA Prepares to Launch 4G-LTE Network on the Moon by 2028

Advanced technology is reaching new heights as plans to improve stellar communication unfold. NASA has partnered with Nokia to provide 4G-LTE cellular services on the moon as part of their plan to build a lunar base by 2028. Innovation is at the forefront including remote power generation, robotics, cryogenic freezing, robotics, as well as 4G. …

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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year (2020) Winners – In Pictures

Captivating photographs of our Milky Way, Andromeda galaxy and stunning images of the Aurorae are among the winners of the Insight investment astronomer photographer of the year award. The winning pictures can be seen in an exhibition at National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, south-east London, from the 23rd of October.           …

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Twitter to Ask Users If They Read Article Before Retweeting to Combat Spread of False Information

Fake news and misinformation isn’t anything new. Under a heavy election season amidst all of 2020’s unfoldings, Twitter has taken a step in ensuring information is shared responsibly. In June, the company tested out a feature to ask users if they read an article before retweeting it.   A headline can stir up a lot …

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In Response to Fires, a Startup Maps Out Every Tree to Assist and Predict Fire Loss

As the global climate continues to change, fire seasons have increasingly proven to grow in mass causing irreversible damage. In response to fires and smoke, a new satellite imaging program called the California Forest Observatory, will work with fire authorities to help monitor fires.    Launched by the startup Salo Sciences, satellites are used in …

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Photographer Captures Majestic ‘Jelly Fish Sprites’ Glowing Between Earth and the Edge of Space (WATCH)

A night sky is known to offer spectacular sights for those willing to look up. From comets and meteor showers to planetary alignments, the activity happening up above brings together novice skywatchers, scientists, and artists to contemplate age-old mysteries. During a recent adventure, storm chaser, and photographer, Michael from Science Out There set out to …

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This Rare Costa Rican Meteorite Is Valued More Than Gold & Might Just Hold the Building Blocks of Life

Meteorites are not uncommon. In fact, we are in the midst of one of the greatest meteor showers of the year, the Perseids. While these streaks of frozen balls light up our skies with immense heat, it is a rarity to experience one land in your backyard. This specimen is said to be valued more …

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The Perseids Are Known to Be the Meteor Shower of the Year Peaking Tonight at 100 Shooting Stars Per Hour

The Perseid meteor shower graces our summer skies every year from July 14 to Aug 24. Considered to be the best celestial shower by Nasa experts, they are set to peak this week on the evening of Aug 11 and 12. Skygazers can expect to see around 100 meteorites per hour during the peak.  These …

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Scientists Capture Images of Double-Planetary Solar System for the First Time Ever

On what seems like a daily basis, scientists are discovering new extraterrestrial bodies at an exponential rate. From asteroids to precious metals, space exploration continuously proves to be fruitful in explorable wonder. Just recently, The European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope (ESO TL) captured the very first image of a double-exoplanetary star system 300 light-years …

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