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A strong signal from a sunlike star sparked speculation this week that we might – at last – have heard from an alien civilization. Now astronomers say … no.
NASA TV will broadcast live coverage on Thursday of a 6.5-hour spacewalk by 2 astronauts aboard ISS. Coverage will start at 6:30 a.m. EDT (1030 UTC). The spacewalk will begin about 8 a.m. EDT (1200 UTC).
It means Age of Humans. A scientific working group – at an international meeting of geologists – just recommended including it in the Geologic Time Scale.
Lie on the beach, and your body is bombarded by light from our sun, and from beyond our galaxy.
Seeing animals in clouds, or a face in the moon, are examples of pareidolia. Look here for photos to test your own ability to see things that aren’t there.
Live coverage Friday of cargo ship’s departure from International Space Station. Begins at 5:45 a.m. EDT (9:45 UTC).
A series of 6 newspaper articles in 1835 about the discovery of life on the moon (including bat-men and unicorns), supposedly made by famous astronomer.
Dozens reported killed, and over 150 missing, in the earthquakes that shook Italy in the early morning of August 24. Searches ongoing.
We thought we might get through this summer without the dumb hoax about Mars as big as a full moon rearing its head. But, no.
Happy 95th birthday to writer and producer Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek.
See moon and Regulus before dawn
Have you seen Venus?