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Four-Layer Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Nutella Buttercream

This chocolate birthday cake recipe calls for dark chocolate in the ganache to balance out the sweetness of the Nutella. For a more kid-friendly cake, use milk chocolate. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room …

Dessert

3 Chocolate Cake Recipes You Need in Your Life

Learn how to make chocolate cake, the easy, intermediate, and advance ways.<p><i>Welcome to Baking 1-2-3, by associate food editor Claire Saffitz. Each month, she’ll guide you through a three-step baking process. The first recipe is for the beginners out there, the second for intermediate-level bakers,</i> …

Dessert

What is the Moon Made Of?

The moon is the easiest body in the solar system to observe with the naked eye. People have wondered about the dark and light spots on the surface …

On Feb. 4, 2015, a solar filament emerged in the shape of a twisted arch over a three-hour period, then most of it plunged back into sun. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory observed this activity in the lower corona by examining a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light. More photos: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/2gic0

What Does 200 Billion Stars Really Mean?

The sheer scale of space is overwhelming. Oh, sure, we have words to make it more palatable, like “light-years”—as if a distance of 10 <i>trillion</i> …

Astrophysics

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Science

Behind the clouds

Dreaming the night away while waiting for the clouds to clear.<p>Eleanor Imster has helped write and edit EarthSky since 1995. She was an integral part …

Will Betelgeuse explode someday?

Yes, it will. Someday the star Betelgeuse will run out of fuel, collapse under its own weight, and then rebound in a spectacular supernova explosion. …

Astronomy

Why Mars has 2 wildly different hemispheres - Futurity

A 3D simulation offers a new explanation for how the Red Planet came to have two dramatically different hemispheres.

Fiery star deaths may look different than we thought

Supernovae are the funeral pyres of very massive stars. They forge most of the basic elements we know, including the ones that make up our bodies. But we still don't know exactly how they happen. It's getting a little clearer though, and a new study published today in <i>Science</i> could address part of …

How 3D-Printing Rocket Engines Could Win Back The Space Race

Rapid manufacturing methods may eliminate dependence on Russian rockets<p>In the mid-1960s, NASA’s Marshall Spaceflight Center, outside of Huntsville, Ala., was a hive of rocket-engineering activity, ground zero for America’s efforts to establish herself as the world’s dominant space power. Following …