News tagged with cloudy skies

Red moon at night; stargazer's delight

Monday night's lunar eclipse proved just as delightful as expected to those able to view it. On the East Coast, cloudy skies may have gotten in the way, but at the National Science Foundation's National Optical Astronomy ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Space Exploration
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It's dim up north

The farther that human populations live from the equator, the bigger their brains, according to a new study by Oxford University. But it turns out that this is not because they are smarter, but because they need bigger vision ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Evolution
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Full solar eclipse turns day to night in Asia

(AP) -- From the Ganges River in India to remote islands of the Pacific, the sun rose Wednesday only to vanish again, allowing the stars to twinkle into view in the longest total solar eclipse this century will see - a celestial ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Space Exploration
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