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  • Stargazing events for April 2015
    Stargazing events of interest for April 2015
    April is the fourth month of the year in our calendar and one of four months with a length of 30 days. It is believed the Romans named the month Aprilis, a goddess who was the equivalent of the Greek goddess Aphrodite, but this is uncertain. April...
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    Will We Ever Return to the Moon?
    The 19th century American humorist Mark Twain once made an observation that might help explain why the U.S. Space program has seemingly stagnated; why, nearly a half-century after Apollo 11 landed on the moon, we have not only not gone back to the...
  • Possible entrance to lunar lava tube
    Scientists conclude that lunar lava tubes safe for human settlers
    NASA may have abandoned plans to return to the moon for now, thanks to President Obama’s mandate, but other countries and a lot of private groups are interested in setting up shop on the lunar surface. According to a Thursday story on the...
  • The significance of the Sun and the Moon in Creation
    The significance of the Sun and the Moon in Creation
    We know from the Bible that the Sun (greater light) and the Moon (lesser light) were created on the fourth day of Creation by God (Genesis 1:16). We also know the purpose of these two great lights were to divide the day from the night, and also to...
  • The wonder of spring is almost here
    The wonder of spring is almost here
    All over the world spring festivals are gearing up or under way. In an article written March 5, Google details the Hindu spring festival of Holi. It is interesting to note that Hindu spring is celebrated according to the lunar calendar while...
  • New study shows iron rain formed Earth’s core
    New study shows iron rain formed Earth’s core
    The Earth’s iron core was formed by iron rain that fell on the liquid mantle when the Earth was first forming. These are the conclusions from studies concerning the true nature of the vaporization of iron using the Sandia National...
  • Stargazing events for March 2015
    Stargazing events of interest for March 2015
    The name March comes from Latin Martius. March was first month of the earliest Roman calendar. Named for Mars, the Roman god of war Martius was also the guardian of agriculture and an ancestor of the Roman people. Martius remained the first month...
  • Future astronauts on the moon
    Cruz NASA space hearings highlight Mars vs. moon controversy
    The Washington Post noted on Tuesday that the recent hearings concerning the future of space exploration and commercial space held by Sen. Ted Cruz’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness highlighted a persistent conflict...
  • The moon from Apollo 12
    Astrobotic and HAKUTO to share a ride to the moon for the Google Lunar XPrize
    The Google Lunar XPrize announced on Monday that two competitors for the $20 million purse for the first private group to land a rover on the lunar surface and do a number of predetermined tasks have teamed up to share a ride to the moon....
  • Happy Chinese New Year
    Welcome to the Year of the Ram
    Welcome to the Year of the Ram (or is it the Year of the Sheep?). Depending on how you translate it - goat, ram or sheep - is the animal for 2015's Chinese New Year. The Chinese year 4712 begins on Feb. 19, 2015 and the celebration is the...
  • Earth and moon
    Could fossils of ancient life from Earth reside on the Moon?
    Does the moon contain fossils of billions of years old organisms from Earth? That theory has been laid out in recent research at the Imperial College of London, reported in a Monday story in Air and Space Magazine by Dr. Paul Spudis, a lunar and...
  • Black Supermoon To Cast its Spell on Wednesday, 18th February, 2015
    Black Supermoon To Cast its Enchanting Spell on Wednesday, 18th February, 2015
    This Wednesday, February 18th, a black supermoon will grace the night sky. Essentially, it is a new moon that is unlike others, for it occurs when our planet’s satellite is at its closest point to Earth, or perigee.While folks won’t ...
  • Black Moon
    Black Moon rising
    Yes you heard right, there will be an awesome black moon for all to see in just a few nights so be ready to watch! A beautiful to see indeed and one that does not happen every month or every year for that matter, as it is also not a term that is...
  • Kraken Mare, Titan's largest sea.
    NASA develops concept to send submarine to space
    If NASA’s recent efforts have seemed pretty futuristic, well the best is yet to come it seems. According to Discovery News on Feb. 13, NASA is planning to send a submarine into space. Don’t worry, they’re not stopping there. The...
  • Where do you stand on the history of the moon landing?
    Where do you stand on the history of the moon landing?
    Napoléon Bonaparte once stated that ‘History is a set of lies agreed upon.’ There seems to be an ever growing number of people in the age of information who agree. We are not just talking about the UFO or conspiracy communities either....
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