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Lake Discovered Below Martian Ice

But now, after analyzing data collected by the Mars Express orbiter over the past 15 years, scientists have come to the stunning conclusion that there is liquid...


Scientists say water is buried beneath Martian landscape

After seeing what possibly could be dark streaks of salty water that flowed down the Martian dune during warm seasons, the planetary scientists were certainly d...


Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Here

This is why a total lunar eclipse is often referred to as a "blood moon". According to the SA Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), the eclipse could be seen ...


How to watch the July 2018 "blood moon" online

As we get ready to witness a total lunar eclipse today ( July 27), here's a photo throwback to the rare supermoon total lunar eclipse of September 28, 2015...


A blood moon is coming! Here's what you need to know

The Earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse is so big that the moon is immersed in it for over an hour. On July 27, the moon will turn red and darken as...


Three things to know about the Blood Moon total lunar eclipse

This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and the Moon are aligned exactly or very closely so, with the planet in between. With the Earth's shadow subduing t...


How To Watch The Longest Lunar Eclipse Of The Century

The best visibility will be in Africa and Asia. While they will show the entire eclipse , if you're looking for totality, it occurs from 3:30 p.m. ET to 5:13 p...


Longest lunar eclipse of the century to happen Friday

This is not surprising, since if anything interrupts the regular rhythms of the sun or moon it impacts strongly upon us and our lives. It will be on the inter...


How to livestream Friday’s blood moon total lunar eclipse

The lunar eclipse over Sydney will start with the penumbral phase at 3.14am AEST on the morning of Saturday, July 28 (6.14pm BST, Friday, July 27). A total...


Heart of Yosemite to close as crews battle raging wildfire

Campsites and lodges emptied out after disappointed tourists were ordered to leave the heart of Yosemite by noon Wednesday amid the threat of out-of-control wil...


Researchers have discovered in the United States of America the largest dinosaur foot to date

Photograph from the excavations in 1998, with the brachiosaur foot bones below a tail of a Camarasaurus . As it turns out, "Bigfoot" was a dinosaur-a giant, ...


Red Moon and the Red Planet

The century's longest total lunar eclipse duration will be 103 minutes or 1 hour 43 minutes long. Although lunar eclipse occurs twice or thrice every year,...


How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse

The longest " blood moon " eclipse this century will coincide with Mars' closest approach in 15 years on Friday to offer skygazers a thrilling astronomica...


Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century

Some of the total phase of the eclipse is visible from the United Kingdom as the Moon rises during the umbral ( the Moon's dark inner shadow ) part of the ...


Lunar eclipse: Rare 'blood moon' will be visible in the United Kingdom tonight

Every time there is an eclipse , the moon passes through the Earth's shadow , but it doesn't always pass through the same part of the shadow . Then there a...


Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory

Brown proposed the name Sagittarius A* because the source was inside a larger radio-emitting structure called Sagittarius A. The asterisk notation was used in...


Milky Way’s colossal sibling torn apart and cannibalized by Andromeda galaxy

Further modeling work allowed them to date the merger to about 2 billion years ago, and to reconstruct some basic details of that long-dead galaxy. The simula...


Radioactive Traces from the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Found in California Wine

A radioactive cloud later made it across the Pacific to California. Researchers tested various wines from Napa Valley bottled between 2009 and 2012, and they ...


Life on Mars? Liquid water lake found on the Red Planet

All of that water is either locked up in solid form, however, or locked away in the distant past. "We discovered water on Mars", says Roberto Orosei, a re...


Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

This summer, opposition occurs July 27, or overnight Thursday into early Friday morning. The message is that Mars will look as big as the moon in our night sk...