Supermoon makes a big impression: Share your super snapshots - Cosmic Log
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June 23, 2013 This year's supermoon has hit its peak, but the show isn't over yet. This is the weekend to see the biggest, brightest full moon of the year, thanks to two lunar phenomena that came together on Sunday morning: The moon reached the closest point in its ...
Happy Supermoon! Celebrate lunar largeness as a planetary holiday - Cosmic Log
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June 21, 2013 ... the year shines in the sky this weekend, which makes this the perfect time to take in the wonders of the night sky — whether or not you're swept up in the "supermoon" hype. Some say the supermoon ranks as "one of the biggest celestial events of ...
Duhhh-WHAT-cho? Find out how a derecho packs its windy punch - Cosmic Log
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June 12, 2013 They're definitely not tornadoes, but the straight-line windstorms known as derechos can be just as damaging, due to gusts that can reach hurricane force. And they could make their appearance during the bout of severe weather sweeping over the Midwest ...
Duhhh-WHAT-cho? Find out how a derecho packs its windy punch - Cosmic Log
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June 12, 2013 They're definitely not tornadoes, but the straight-line windstorms known as derechos can be just as damaging, due to gusts that can reach hurricane force. And they could make their appearance during the bout of severe weather sweeping over the Midwest ...
No lunar eclipse in your locale? You can watch the moon darken online - Cosmic Log
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April 24, 2013 Lunar eclipses occur when Earth's shadow blots out part of the full moon's disk. When the shadow covers the whole disk, the moon takes on an eerie reddish glow. The effect is much less pronounced during a partial eclipse. And NASA's eclipse expert ...
To the moon? Bigelow Aerospace and NASA look at private exploration - Cosmic Log
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April 19, 2013 Bigelow Aerospace and NASA say they've agreed to look at ways for private ventures to contribute to human exploration missions, perhaps including construction of a moon base. But the space agency emphasized that it's keeping its own focus squarely on ...
Meteor vs. asteroid? Terms get tangled when describing space rocks - Cosmic Log
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February 15, 2013 When pieces of the meteoroid (or asteroid) survive their fiery fall through the atmosphere and hit the surface, those pieces are called meteorites. Russian authorities say a hole in the ice on Chebarkul Lake, near Chelyabinsk, marks a spot where at ...
Streaking meteor explodes in Russian sky, injuring nearly 1,000 - Cosmic Log
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February 15, 2013 By Alan Boyle and Matthew DeLuca, NBC News. A huge meteorite flared through the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, triggering a powerful shock wave that injured nearly a thousand people, blew out windows and reportedly caused the ...
Nuclear-like in its intensity, Russian meteor blast is the largest since 1908 - Cosmic Log
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February 15, 2013 A meteor flared through the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, triggering an atomic bomb-sized shock wave that injured more than a thousand people, blew out windows and caused some Russians to fear the end of the world. NASA said it ...
Cosmic Log: Why we love mad scientists
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January 22, 2011 Served up by Alan Boyle, msnbc.com science editor. E-mail Alan, or connect via Facebook or Twitter. Mark Ben Holzberg / Fox Broadcasting via AP John Noble, ...
Cosmic Log: Tragedy's impact extends to space
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January 8, 2011 NASA astronaut Mark Kelly is the husband of one of the victims, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and flew from Houston in the wake of the shooting to be at ...
Cosmic Log: What's your favorite geek gift?
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December 14, 2010 Fractals, from Jamesian: "I think Benoit Mandelbrot did not get enough attention for dying this year. Fractals are about as geeky, and marvelous, ...
What about the doomsday preppers? - Cosmic Log
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