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May 15, 2022

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Space.com

Every full moon is special, planetary geologist Brett Denevi says, and this is the first total lunar eclipse of 2022. Click here for more Space.com videos… A lunar scientist shared the science behind why the Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse …

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Space.com

Boeing’s Starliner capsule is all set to launch on the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test 2 (OFT-2) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Following a May 11 flight readiness review, NASA and Boeing are targeting an instantaneous launch window of …

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Space.com

Jump to: NASA Science Live webcast; Slooh Flower Blood Moon webcast; TimeandDate.com eclipse webcast; Griffith Observatory webcast; Virtual Telescope supermoon eclipse webcast.

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The New York Times

Those on the East Coast can watch our natural satellite start to turn an eerie copper-red color at around 11:30 p.m. Eastern time during one of the longest lunar eclipses in recent memory. “ …

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BBC News

The eruption of the Tonga volcano in January has been confirmed as the biggest explosion ever recorded in the atmosphere by modern instrumentation. It was far bigger than any 20th Century volcanic event, or indeed any atom bomb test conducted after …

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Popular Science

The bleeding edge of physics lies in a beam of subatomic particles, rushing in a circle very near the speed of light in an underground tunnel in Central Europe. That beam crashes into another racing just as fast in the other direction.

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Duluth News Tribune

The space station will make multiple, bright passes this week. And don’t forget — we have a total lunar eclipse Sunday night, May 15.

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New York Post

The image of what looks to be a symmetrical, hand-hewn Martian portal, captured May 7 by NASA’s Curiosity rover, has ignited a cosmic array of speculation, conspiracy theories and dreams of intelligent life on the red planet.

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FOX 6 Milwaukee

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – For the first time, scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA’s Apollo astronauts. Researchers had no idea if anything would sprout in the harsh moon dirt and wanted to see if it could be used to grow …

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Independent Online

This includes at the Wits Planetarium in Joburg as this discovery was made possible through the ingenuity of more than 300 researchers from 80 institutes around the world that together make up the EHT (Event Horizon Telescope) Collaboration.

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