Archive: 4/04/2011

The art of making stars

( -- It might look like an abstract painting, but this splash of colors is in fact a busy star-forming complex called Rho Ophiuchi. NASA's Wide-field Infrared Explorer, or WISE, captured the picturesque image ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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The great Moon Hoax of 1835

Say the words “Moon Hoax” these days, and everyone thinks you are talking about the people who don’t believe the Apollo astronauts ever went to the Moon. But back in 1835 there was the original Moon hoax that ...

dateApr 04, 2011 in Space Exploration
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