Deborah Horton

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Earth's Gravitational Pull Cracks Open the Moon

Earth's gravitational pull is massaging the moon, opening up faults in the lunar crust, researchers say.<p>Just as the moon's gravitational pull causes …

Mysterious 'Ripples' Zooming Away From Nearby Star Baffle Scientists

The waves seen around AU Mic are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Bizarre, fast-moving "ripples" spotted around a nearby star have scientists scratching their heads. They say the waves are "unlike anything ever seen, or even predicted, before."<p>Astronomers spotted the strange …

Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.<p>A group of pioneers magically …

Universe

How NASA Got New Horizons To Pluto

A century from now, NASA’s successful flyby of Pluto and its five known natural satellites will rank right up there with the moment Apollo 11 first touched down on the lunar surface and the Viking 1 lander sent its first color photos from Mars.<p>Yet unlike getting to the Moon and Mars, flying within …

Ancient Galaxy Is Most Distant Ever Found

Astronomers have spotted the farthest-flung galaxy in the known universe.<p>The newfound galaxy, known as EGSY8p7, lies about 13.2 billion light-years …

Universe

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon – then claimed $33.31 in travel expenses

The Apollo 11 astronaut who made the first lunar landing in 1969 has tweeted his official travel voucher and customs forms for the moon rock he brought back<p>Buzz Aldrin’s 1969 trip to the moon was just like any other business trip, expenses forms and all.<p>Related: Camera and souvenirs from Apollo 11 …

Astronaut Scott Kelly's Picture Of The Moon, Venus AND Jupiter Wins The Internet

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly has now been in space of over 100 days, and to celebrate that fact he decided to take one of the best pictures from the …

Space

UK satellite Twinkle will boost search for Earth-like exoplanets

NASA’s recent discovery of 12 more exoplanets, including the most Earth-like yet, brings the number of exoplanets – those outside our solar system – …

Plague vaccine may help ferrets bounce back from brink

For a couple hours last week, about three dozen people stood under ominous storm clouds, wandering across a windswept meadow near Meeteetse, Wyo., …

"Angel Horses of a Different Color" go on display at Skypoint

Protector, Spirit of Rhiannon, Tally Ho and Dream Horse.They all just arrived Sunday to go on display under Skypoint as part of an Angel Horses, Inc. …

Two-headed calf a regular at Wilsall Cafe

What do you call a two-headed calf?Its not a joke,one Montana calf actually has one, and the community named her Sally.

Rocky student experiment ready to launch into space

A science experiment long in the making at Rocky Mountain College will soon soar into space and spend at least a month on the International Space …

Team from Chief Dull Knife Tribal College wins NASA rocket competition

LAME DEER — At 33, Royalle Chavez is as fascinated by space now as she once was as a child.<p>Sitting around a table strewn with gadgets, parachutes and …