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Jul 14, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 12, the moon may have seemed slightly brighter to the casual observer. This is how the 'supermoon' appeared around the globe.
Jul 11, 2014 06:50 PM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
You might want to step outside tomorrow night (July 12), when a bulging supermoon will rise in the evening sky.
Jul 1, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Jun 30, 2014 03:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the case of a newly-discovered exoplanet orbiting a star only 16 light-years away, although astronomers may call it 'habitable,' it's likely anything but. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, Space.com
Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon.
Jun 16, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Heat radiating from the young Earth could help solve the more than 50-year-old mystery of why the far side of the moon, which faces away from Earth, lacks the dark, vast expanses of volcanic rock that define the face of the Man in the Moon as seen from Earth, researchers say.
Jun 10, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the analysis of isotopes trapped inside ancient quartz crystals, geochemists have realized that the Earth-shattering cosmic impact that laid waste to our young Earth and formed the moon happened 60 million years earlier than thought.
Jun 5, 2014 06:40 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A new-found huge asteroid, nicknamed 'The Beast,' is expected zoom by Earth this weekend.
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