Tag Archives: Moon

10Feb/17

Moon much older than previously thought

A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought.

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15Nov/16

The super moon rising over New York City

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From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies.
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15Nov/16

Supermoon shines from east to west

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon – the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades – as it made its way across the skies. Continue reading

15Nov/16

Kenya’s travelling telescope brings Supermoon even closer

On Monday (November 14) Kenyan astronomer, Susan Murabana set up her telescope at a remote village in the Rift Valley to see the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades. Murabana takes her telescope to various parts of the country to teach people about the stars and planets. Her initiative is also aimed at getting more children interested in science.

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07Dec/15
Earth in Full View

Earth in Full View

Earth in Full View
The Apollo 17 crew caught this breathtaking view of our home planet as they were traveling to the Moon on Dec. 7, 1972. It’s the first time astronauts were able to photograph the South polar ice cap. Nearly the entire coastline of Africa is clearly visible, along with the Arabian Peninsula.

28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from April to June 2015

World events during the second quarter of the year include an attack on a Kenyan university, a gunman targeting tourists on a Tunisian beach and, after decades of hostility, a handshake between the leaders of the United States and Cuba.
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