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Rip currents – sometimes called by the misnomer rip tide – flow outward from beaches, sometimes faster than humans can swim. Here’s what to do if you get caught in one.
Sure, twilight is that magical time of day that lies between daylight and darkness. Astronomers, the experts on nighttime, recognize 3 twilights.
The moon on June 7, 2017 is near the upper part of the constellation Scorpius, aka the Scorpion’s Crown. Bright red Antares and golden Saturn are also nearby.
In a new study, geologists show there was rainfall on Mars in the past – and that it was heavy enough to carve out many of the features we see today on the planet’s surface.
Scientists used Cassini spacecraft images to show that Saturn’s moon Enceladus may have tipped away from its original spin axis by 55 degrees – more than halfway toward rolling completely onto its side.
Happy birthday June babies! Your month has 3 birthstones – pearl, moonstone, and Alexandrite.
Deneb marks the Tail of Cynus the Swan … and the head of a crosslike pattern known as the Northern Cross.
You’d expect sunglint from an ocean or other body of water. But the camera caught some glints over land as well. A new NASA video explains how scientists solved the mystery.
Controversy surrounds construction of hydropower stations on a river that feeds deep, ancient Lake Baikal.
Lists of common full moon names – both by month and by season – for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
Bright star Deneb transits at nightfall
See it! Moon passes Venus and Mars