Category Archives: Science

Saturn is in Opposition!

Saturn is in opposition in this weekend. This means it is the best time of the year to see the ringed beauty. Grab your telescope and head for the hills!

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The Blood Moon!

Staying up til 2 am to experience the Lunar Eclipse was definitely worth it even if it did ruin my morning run. ‪#‎BloodMoon‬! Here is the progression from Muana Kea:

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Happy Saturnalia!!!

Happy Saturnalia! Sol Invictus! It’s the winter Solstice and the rebirth and victory of the light!   Today marks the longest night and the shortest day of the year, the Winter Solstice. In roman times this would be the ultimate … Continue reading

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The Tree of Life

A big thanks to the folks at NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day blog for this gorgeous image.  It appears as if some sort of worm whole is opening, when in reality it is simply the time lapse of the … Continue reading

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The Ultra Deep Space Field – Now in 3D!

For all fellow astronomy geeks out there, we have all seen and marveled at the Hubble deep space field picture and then were even more amazed by the ultra deep space field picture. We’ll here is a new video that … Continue reading

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Pi Day Roundup: Einstein’s birthday, PanSTARRS, and The God Particle

First off, you’re telling me that Albert Einstein was born on Pi day? Is the universe trying to tell us something? Quick, I must go read the end of Carl Sagan’s Contact again. What a great time to be a nerd! … Continue reading

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Best astronomy images 2012

Best astronomy images 2012: See the most beautiful images of the universe. – Slate Magazine.

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Galactic tentacles of Doom

Galactic tentacles of DOOM | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine.

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The Most Astounding Fact from Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Noted astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson shares his thoughts on the most astounding fact about the Universe. Now to quote Einstein, “The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.” The Most Astounding Fact | The Sly Oyster … Continue reading

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A Stunning New Image of the Pillars of Creation

The European Space Agency’s Herschel Space Observatory released a stunning new image of the Eagle Nebula and the area of star formation known as the Pillars of Creation. The Herschel Observatory focuses on the far infrared spectrum and is capable … Continue reading

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Women are the Greatest Mystery in the Universe agrees Birthday boy Stephen Hawking!

Stephen Hawking is one of the most preeminent physicists of modern times and author of the most popular, but not read or understood books of all time: A Brief History of Time. In it he discusses topics such as black holes, … Continue reading

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A Basic Question About UfOs.

UFOs do really exist. Of course, they are simply Unidentified Flying Objects. That’s pretty simple. Now to all of those who claim they are aliens, I pose one simple question: If Aliens did visit the Earth in flying objects, why … Continue reading

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There is water on the moon! (sort of)

Water on the moon? Scientists used to think it was as dry as, well, lunar dust. But after a year of analysis NASA today announced that its LCROSS lunar-impact probe mission found up to a billion gallons of water ice … Continue reading

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Dark Matter Found?

Well not found exactly, but possibly identified.  If true, this is one of the most important discoveries of this young century and will go along way solving the the inflation/contraction mystery. “European researchers observe for the first time a transformation … Continue reading

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The Coolest Arial Pictures of Earth You’ll See Today

From:  Home, a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, the aerial photographer and author of Earth From Above – Telegraph.

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