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How to see Tuesday's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the closest (celestial) body during the…

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How to see tonight's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) Tonight’s pink moon must have not gotten the memo about social distancing; the moon will be the closest to Earth today than any other day of the year, making it the largest full moon of 2020.Granted, the moon is more than the prerequisite 6 feet (1.8 meters) away from the…

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Scientists visualize a black hole plasma jet in unprecedented detail

When a supermassive black hole features such jets, it’s classified as a blazar. Astronomers posit that the magnetic poles of the black hole channel the energy up from the accretion disc and shoot it out with a tremendous amount of energy — the jet captured in the image is traveling at about 0.995 times the…

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Daughter of murdered UW doctor and husband was dating the main suspect

The main suspect in the murder of a University of Wisconsin doctor and her husband was dating the couple’s daughter and had moved in with the family, DailyMail.com has learned exclusively.Khari Sanford was a schoolmate of their daughter Mimi Carre and had been involved with her romantically, sources say.One source said he had recently moved…

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Chinese rocket sells for $5.6 million in livestreamed auction: report

Home News A Chinese Kuaizhou-1A rocket launches six satellites into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center just six hours after a different Kuaizhou-1A launched a separate mission. (Image: © CCTV) An anonymous patron purchased a real-life rocket for $5.6 million during an online, livestreamed auction on April Fools Day. On April 1, a Kuaizhou-1A (or…

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The full April moon will be the biggest supermoon of 2020 and also a pink moon

The biggest and brightest supermoon is coming this week. It’s also known as the full “pink moon” because of the pink flowers that pop up in April.Photo illustration | PixabayIf you’re going a little stir crazy being cooped up inside your home during the coronavirus lockdown and you need a pleasant distraction, you might want…

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What makes Saturn's atmosphere so hot

Saturn and it’s aurora. Credit: NASA The upper layers in the atmospheres of gas giants—Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune—are hot, just like Earth’s. But unlike Earth, the Sun is too far from these outer planets to account for the high temperatures. Their heat source has been one of the great mysteries of planetary science. New…

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Three fireballs spotted burning up over just three hours

A fireball spotted over Germany. IMO If you were able to hang out in the upper atmosphere over Europe and just keep an eye on things from above, you might have thought the continent was under attack from space rocks last Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning.  Three meteoroids were spotted burning up in the…

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Boeing intends to reattempt Starliner test flight to space station

Boeing plans to launch a second unpiloted test flight of its CST-100 Starliner crew ferry ship after software glitches last December prevented a rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station and briefly threatened the spacecraft’s survival, company officials said Monday. A review of the December flight pinpointed the causes of the problems and the…

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NASA Officially Resurrects 1970s Logo | CBR

NASA will use its old logo from the 1970s for an upcoming mission. NASA revived its classic logo, called the “worm,” for what it calls “the next chapter of space exploration.” NASA announced that the old logo is being used in a space mission for the first time since its 1992 retirement in a release titled…