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An astronaut's view of Mars, now at its best, near last month's moon. In this image, Mars has been highlighted and enlarged 20 times. http://bit.ly/2Lalb2F
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Is the moon toxic to humans? http://bit.ly/2L7gWVE
When the Apollo astronauts returned from the moon, the dust that clung to their spacesuits made their throats sore and their eyes water. Lunar dust is made of sharp, abrasive particles, but how toxic is it for humans?
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Apollo and the moon-landing hoax http://bit.ly/2zVF7RU
Why do people persist in denying that human beings landed on the moon?
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Today is the 49th anniversary of humanity's historic first steps on the moon. The story in pictures, here: http://bit.ly/2zVDFyW
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Meteor, Mars and Milky Way #todaysimage http://bit.ly/2NqQ0Nm Just before midnight on July 14, 2018, at Mount Seoraksan in eastern South Korea, Kang Min Lee captured the Milky Way, bright planet Mars, and even a meteor! This photo’s got it all!
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Astronomers discover 10 new moons for Jupiter! http://bit.ly/2Nq1Uae Illustration showing the newly discovered moon (in bold). Satellite images of the oddball moon – now called Valetudo – from the Magellan telescope. Image credit: Carnegie Science/Roberto Molar Candanosa.
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Tonight … See moon, Spica, Jupiter http://bit.ly/2NtIykq
As the setting sun closes the curtains on the day, and the darkening skies bring out a myriad of far-off suns, let the moon introduce you to a very special star. Remember to share your photos with us and the world in the comments below or at our image submission page here: http://bit.ly/2NtIAsy
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Watch 4-mile iceberg collapse into ocean! http://bit.ly/2uNPp0u The video shows sea level rising as the ice from the glacier enters the ocean. This phenomenon, aka calving (the breaking off of large blocks of ice from a glacier), may also be instructive to experts.
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Volcano discovered under fastest-melting Antarctic glacier http://bit.ly/2JBMBJv The presence of an active volcanic heat source beneath the world’s fastest-melting glacier is a disturbing discovery that threatens to accelerate the PIG’s contribution to future sea-level rise.
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Volcanic mood rings http://bit.ly/2NXnKD2
These crater lakes at the summit of Kelimutu volcano in Indonesia change colors from day to day. The colors can range from white, green, blue, brown, or black.
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