Total Eclipse Of The Moon Next Week Throughout North America -
The lunar eclipse peaks late Monday or early Tuesday, depending on your time zone. It begins a so-called tetrad of four eclipses occurring roughly six months apart.
This man is lucky that I didn’t walk by. I wouldn’t have left.
Ancient Mars lake could have supported life, Curiosity rover finds
If the lake supported life, scientists think that it was likely similar to extremophiles found on Earth that thrive in caves and hydrothermal vents.
'The ultimate battle of fire and ice': Watch live as the 'comet of the century' hurtles toward the sun
NASA is calling on the space-obsessed to pull out some popcorn and watch the show on Thursday as the ‘comet of the century’ hurtles toward the sun.
The comet, called ISON, has been on stargazers’ radar since late last year when it was seen hurtling towards the sun and showing every sign of passing very close to the centre of the solar system.
If the stars align, the large comet rocketing towards the sun will be putting on a show to delight more than just the world’s astronomers. (NASA)
What up, Jups?
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Saturn’s Moons Dance
Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
A quintet of Saturn’s moons dance elegantly above the planet’s famed rings in this photo taken by the Cassini spacecraft and released November 4.In orbit around the ringed planet since 2004, Cassini has offered unparalleled views of Saturn’s rings and moons, including this picture shot from slightly above the plane of the rings.
On the right, the closest moon is Rhea, which is Saturn’s second-largest satellite, and in the center is Enceladus, shining brightly with frost vented from its south pole geysers.
(via: National Geo)