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This hoax circulates every August. It’s in the top 10 most-searched-for subjects at EarthSky this week. Is it true? No. Mars won’t be as big as the moon on August 27, or ever.
Most of us use rare earth elements every day – without knowing it. These little-known and fascinating elements make modern electronics possible.
Microplastics are everywhere – in our water, soil, and even the air we breathe. The consequences of this exposure on human health is unknown.
Seeing a dragon in a patch of clouds, or a face in the moon, are examples of what’s called pareidolia. Look here for photos to test your own ability to see things that aren’t there.
So go ahead and get scared at the new movie “The Meg,” but don’t worry. Scientists have officially debunked the myth that megalodon sharks still exist.
What happens in California doesn’t stay in California. This animation, made from satellite data, shows carbon monoxide from the state’s massive wildfires drifting eastward all the way across the U.S.
Red tides and a blue-green algae outbreak are fouling hundreds of miles of coast, killing fish and driving tourists from beaches. Some causes are natural, but human actions also play a role.
You’ll enjoy this video of audio illusions from the guys at AsapSCIENCE. Can you understand the talking piano?
Launch of the daredevil Parker Solar Probe – which will get closer to the sun than any spacecraft in human history – has been delayed until Sunday, August 12.
The Parker Solar Probe, expected to launch Saturday, will get closer to the sun than any spacecraft in human history. How will the spacecraft withstand the heat?
Supernumerary rainbow over New Jersey
See Venus at its brightest