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New Photo Shows the Moon May Be Farther Away Than You Think

When it's looming over the horizon, the moon can seem enormous and close. But looks can be deceptive. In a 2011 video posted by Veritasium, an interviewer found that people's guesses were wildly off when they tried to estimate the relative distance of the moon from the Earth.<p>If the Earth were the …

Space

THIS is how our world will END - Hubble telescope gives amazing glimpse into the future

GETTYThe Hubble telescope has given us a glimpse into the future<p>This image from NASA and the ESA’s Hubble telescope, taken in 2009, gives us a …

2016 March 30 - NGC 6188 and NGC 6164

<b>NGC 6188 and NGC 6164</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Martin Pugh & Rick Stevenson<p><b>Explanation:</b> Fantastic shapes lurk in clouds of glowing gas in the giant …

Cosmology

What Does Living in Space do to the Human Body?

<b>Many of us wish we were taller. A year in space might help. Just don’t come back</b>. Those on the International Space Station (ISS) grow three percent …

Ten Amazing Things Astrophysics Says About You

<b>1) You live on a rock</b> <br>Your home is a roughly spherical rock that orbits a star at about 100,000 miles per hour. Most of the surface is covered with a layer of water to produce lakes and oceans, and surrounding it all is a layer of air so thin that if the Earth were the size of an apple the …

Universe

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

National Parks

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet

Alien landscapes on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are human-made …

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

National Parks