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The Longest Partial Lunar Eclipse of the Century Is Happening This Friday

Here's what you need to know before the eclipse on November 19.
Heads up! There’s a partial lunar eclipse happening this November 19 and it’s a big...or should we say long, one. According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), this Friday “the moon will partially pass through the umbra of the
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This Is What the Future of Moon Living Could Look Like

It could happen in our lifetime.
Commercial space companies SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic have reignited public interest in space exploration—and space colonization. While the Moon isn’t a planet and doesn’t really count in the hypothetical multi-planet space colonization plan, it is the closest satellite for humanity
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The Center of Our Galaxy May Not Be a Black Hole After All

But something darker and more powerful.
For the longest time, astrophysicists have theorized that there are supermassive black holes at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy, and virtually all other galaxies in the universe. They are so powerful, they hold all the stars in the galaxy together.
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10 Free Mobile Apps to Make Stargazing More Fun

For whether you're catching a meteor shower or looking at a lunar eclipse.
Considering just how vast the sky is, stargazing can be a bit tricky. You might be looking in the wrong direction during a meteor shower, mistaking a planet for a star (or vice versa), or wondering if that moving blob above you
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PSA: Don't Miss the Super Blood Moon This Wednesday, May 26

Experience a super moon and a total lunar eclipse at the same time!
If you missed the Super Pink Moon last month, don’t worry because there’s an even better astronomical event coming this May 26, 2021.Officially dubbed the “Super Flower Blood Moon,” certain parts of the globe will experience a lunar eclipse and a super
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The Price Tag of the First House on the Moon Is Out of This World

Want to escape Earth? It'll cost you.
Space, the final frontier. As SpaceX aims for Mars and NASA makes plans for the Moon, what was once just a possibility—off-world living—is now a certainty. Soon enough, humans will be living in stations and colonies on other planets if they decide
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Heads Up! A Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Sky Tonight

You wouldn't want to miss this!
Get ready to make a wish because one of the most dazzling meteor showers this year is set to reach its peak tonight, November 17, and will last until the dawn of November 18.TOP STORY: Heart Evangelista Shuts Down Netizens Who Told Her
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Yup, Scientists Just Discovered Possible Signs of Life on Venus

The planet is found to have emitted a type of gas that could only be created by microorganisms on Earth.
Something odd is stirring in the atmosphere of our neighboring planet and scientists are just as perplexed as we are.Yesterday, a group of astronomers revealed that they detected Phosphine gas on the cloud decks of Venus, which poses the probability of alien
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Orion's Nose Could Be Hiding the Rarest Planet in the Universe

We've been discovering a lot of secrets from Orion lately.
Orion is one of the most recognizable constellations seen from the Northern Hemisphere. Early in 2020, the constellation made headlines when its brightest star Betelgeuse (pronounced “beetle juice”) was observed to be dimming and scientists didn’t know why.Orion brought another surprise when
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Comet NEOWISE, the Brightest Comet in 13 Years, is Visible This July

It won't come around again for another 6800 years.
ICYDK an impossibly dazzling entity has been gracing our skies for the past few weeks. Officially dubbed C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) or Comet Neowise for short, it was first discovered on March 27 using the Near-Earth Object Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) space
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A Black Hole the Size of Your Fist Could be Hiding in the Solar System

A powerful gravitational anomaly in the solar system has baffled scientists for years.
For many years, a powerful gravitational anomaly in the solar system has baffled scientists, prompting them to theorize that a giant planet more massive than Jupiter is lurking somewhere beyond Neptune and affecting the orbit of objects beyond the last planet as