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How You Can Watch SpaceX Launch Its Falcon Heavy Rocket Tomorrow

How You Can Watch SpaceX Launch Its Falcon Heavy Rocket Tomorrow

motherearth February 5, 2018 0

SpaceX is finally ready to send its Falcon Heavy rocket toward the heavens. Should the weather cooperate and the engineering checklist pass muster, the Falcon Heavy will embark on its maiden flight sometime on Feb. 6

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Netflix Binges are Having Unexpectedly Good Environmental Effects

Netflix Binges are Having Unexpectedly Good Environmental Effects

motherearth January 30, 2018 0

The people of the United States have a reputation for being fat and lazy. This is generally terrible for America’s health, but it turns out all those Netflix binges and nights idly spent on the couch could have a

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Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

Scientists Find a 35-Million-Year-Old “Mordor Under The Sea” Near Australia

motherearth January 24, 2018 0

Scientists have discovered the remains of a vast stretch of underwater lava flows off the coast of Australia, a submerged, hidden landscape not unlike the charred realm of Mordor depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series

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Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

motherearth January 20, 2018 Comments Off on Science Says You Can Catch The Flu Just By Breathing, So There’s That

During flu season, you probably already know a few key things you should do to try keep the beast at bay: Keep washing your hands, be super careful about sharing snacks or drinks, cover

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SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

motherearth January 19, 2018 Comments Off on SpaceX’s Latest Mission Prepares To Make History

When the world’s most powerful rocket leaves the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida sometime over the next few weeks, odds are good that its maiden voyage will fall well short

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We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

motherearth January 16, 2018 Comments Off on We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

If you were awestruck by the New Year’s Day super moon, hold onto your pants. On January 31, around midnight, the full moon will not only be super, it will be a blue moon and

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Why Does Cold Weather Give You The Blues? Science Weighs In…

Why Does Cold Weather Give You The Blues? Science Weighs In…

motherearth January 2, 2018 Comments Off on Why Does Cold Weather Give You The Blues? Science Weighs In…

As we hunker down to endure the middle months of winter, it can often feel like the days are only a few hours long, the nights are so cold you can’t go outside, and

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The New Year Will Be Illuminated by a Blood-Red Supermoon

The New Year Will Be Illuminated by a Blood-Red Supermoon

motherearth December 29, 2017 Comments Off on The New Year Will Be Illuminated by a Blood-Red Supermoon

January 2018 is a month of lunar events. First, there’s a full moon on Jan. 1 for the Northern Hemisphere. That January full moon is called the Wolf Moon, a name credited to hungry howling

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How to See the Quadrantids, the First Big Meteor Shower of the Year

How to See the Quadrantids, the First Big Meteor Shower of the Year

motherearth December 28, 2017 Comments Off on How to See the Quadrantids, the First Big Meteor Shower of the Year

After the long hangover from the holidays, we could all use a little light show. Thankfully, the cosmos are coming through — the first meteor shower of 2018 will peak in the first week

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Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

motherearth December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Celebrate Winter Solstice 2017 by Watching the Ursid Meteor Shower

If you’ve never gotten into stargazing, tonight is the night night to do it. Not only does Thursday, December 21 mark the winter solstice — or the longest night of the year — but shortly after

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