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Earth-like planet : A Kindred World Around a Red Star

Earth-like planet found in other zone

NASA made a big discovery Thursday. Its Kepler Space Telescope discovered a planet, roughly the same size as earth, about 500 light years away from us. They’re not sure what the mass and composition of the planet are. But they know it’s in the “habitable zone,” an area near a star, where life “could” possibly exist. Read More »

Giant ring appears around the sun (Video)

Giant ring appears around the sun

Lake Wales, Florida – We have had a bunch of readers contact us here at Canada Journal wanting to know what is the ring around the sun today. Well it’s similar to the affect we saw on June 4, 2012 which we wrote about then. It’s called a 22 degree halo. Read More »

Global Warming Not a Natural Process, Study

Global Warming Not a Natural Process

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth’s climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy. The study, published online April 6 in the journal Climate Dynamics, represents a new approach to the question of ... Read More »

Total Lunar Eclipse To Reveal ‘Blood Moon’ (Video)

Total Lunar Eclipse To Reveal 'Blood Moon'

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event, the lunar eclipse, on Tuesday when the Earth’s shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange. The lunar eclipse unfolded over three hours beginning at about 2 a.m. EDT, when the moon began moving into Earth’s shadow. A little more than an hour later, the moon could be seen eclipsed and ... Read More »

4 Blood Moons In 2014, 2015

4 Blood Moons In 2014, 2015

Early Tuesday morning, the moon will be eclipsed by Earth’s shadow. This eclipse is the first in a series called a lunar tetrad. A tetrad is four successive total lunar eclipses, with no partial lunar eclipses in between, each of which is separated from the other by six lunar months (six full moons). This week’s total lunar eclipse will be ... Read More »

Daddy Long Legs Had an Extra Pair of Eyes, Fossil Reveals

Ancient 'spider' images reveal eye-opening secrets

Ancient spiders had two sets of eyes, according to a new fossil study. The latest findings debunk the theory that 305-million-year-old harvestman- the ancestors of the modern-day arachnids- had two, not one, sets of eyes. Researchers at the University of Manchester and American Museum of Natural History said the latest findings provide significant detail to the evolutionary story of this ... Read More »

Crayfish Species Discovered in Australia (Photo)

Crayfish Species Discovered in Australia

A new species of crayfish discovered in southeast Australia’s coastal lakes and swamps is one of the world’s smallest crayfish species, researchers report. The tiny, blue-black crustacean resembles its larger cousins that end up in cooking pots, such as lobsters and crawdads. But this species, which locals call a lake yabby, measures only 0.5 to 0.7 inches (12 to 18 ... Read More »

Segue 1 : Fossil galaxy may be one of first ever formed

Segue 1 : Fossil galaxy may be one of first ever formed

One of our galactic neighbors, the tiny Segue 1, could be among the first galaxies ever to take shape—and it may present an opportunity for scientists to examine our universe as an infant. Segue 1’s chemical composition suggests it stopped evolving some 13 billion years ago, Scientific American reports; in fact, researchers say, it’s the “least chemically evolved galaxy known.” ... Read More »