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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 »

Opposition of Mars : Mars, Earth, sun to line up Tuesday

Opposition of Mars : Mars, Earth, sun to line up Tuesday

Spectacular scene of Mars opposition with Sun will be seen on April 8 when Mars, Earth and Sun will be come in straight line with Earth in middle. The opposition event is expected to catch attention of sky watchers as the planet Mars will shine with a magnitude of 1.5, slightly less than that of Sirius, brightest star in night ... Read More »

Deer in the Headlights of a UFO? (Video)

Deer in the Headlights of a UFO?

What some are calling a UFO has perplexed the experts looking at video taken by a Mississippi couple. They were using an infrared camera to capture nighttime images of wildlife on their wooded property. Mysterious lights were caught on camera in February, WLOX TV reported. Friday The lights that appeared in the sky over the 150 acres that Rainer and ... Read More »

Darpa Announces New Biotech Office

DARPA Launches New Biotech Research Division

Defense technology, which traditionally conjures up images of tanks, satellites and missiles, will soon begin integrating biotechnology into the mix. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has announced the creation of a new Biological Technologies Office to explore the power of biological systems. The office seeks to integrate disciplines such as computer science, microsystems, sensor design, and neuroscience, saying that ... Read More »

Blood Moon On April 15

'Blood Moon' : Total Lunar Eclipse in April

This April 14-15 the world will see beginning of extraordinary lunar eclipses series. The first of it will last about 77 minutes when moon will come into the umbral shadow of the Earth and it will be totally in the shadow of our planet. The eclipse will be unique as moon in this case will not disappear, but it will ... Read More »

X1 Solar Flare Erupts from the Sun (Video)

Solar flare causes radio disturbances on Earth

On Saturday, the sun erupted with an X-class solar flare, blasting Earth with powerful electromagnetic radiation. Although we couldn’t directly feel its effects on the ground, the impact of this event was measured as a dramatic radio blackout for several minutes, highlighting the fact that the sun isn’t quite done with solar maximum yet. Read More »