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Pluto & Charon on July 3, 2015 at 04:46:00 UTC (Range: 13.5M km)
Pluto on July 3, 2015 at 04:46:00 UTC (Range: 13.5M km)
Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins …Charon
I spent the entire article last time discussing the flexibility of the plastic cards used in modern casino poker rooms, and how to use this feature …Poker
Want to wow your neighbors this Saturday with some bright and cheery Fourth of July trvia? Tell them about the dangers of perchlorate, the molecule that helps fireworks burn longer. According to experts at DMD Systems who study explosive materials, the molecules are not only harmful to the …Fireworks
In the latest pictures from space, galactic sparklers and smoke that blankets the eastern United States.Space
(Image: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)
Pluto's veil is lifting. This closest-ever snapshot of …Pluto
WATCH: Spectacular NASA Video Shows Giant Eruption Arching High Above the Sun and Exploding Into Space - ImaGeo
By Tom Yulsman | July 2, 2015 9:24 am
Source: NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
The Sun was very restless late in June.
Starting in the third week of the …Aeronautics
Northern Ballet invests in local communities with Children’s Centre project
Northern Ballet, one of the UK’s leading dance companies, has been working …Performing Arts
Poker can be a brutal game. Whether or not you believe that “it’s not gambling when you’re good at it,” the fact of the matter is that it’s easy to …Poker
To “angle shoot” in poker is to take an action that is not technically against the rules, but which induces an opponent to take some desired action. …Poker
In the binary system V404 Cygni, a stream of gas from a star much like the sun flows toward a 10 solar mass black hole. Instead of spiraling toward …Space
Those of you who prefer live poker tournaments to their online counterparts can forget all about the going on in Las Vegas this July because the …United Kingdom
The Falcon 9 rocket that SpaceX launched from Cape Canaveral this morning exploded 2 minutes and 19 seconds after liftoff. The rocket was supposed to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, and no humans were on board. It was the first Falcon 9 that has ever failed, following 18 …Falcon 9
Enjoy flying the Bionic Bird from your smartphone and give your kids a futuristic robotic toy. It’s an amazingly designed flying robotic bird which can be
Enjoy flying the Bionic Bird from your smartphone and give your kids a futuristic robotic toy. It’s an amazingly designed flying robotic bird which …iPhone
The news that scientists have developed blood that can be grown in the laboratory raised hope last week that a powerful weapon had been created to tackle disease. Ensuring that sufficient blood is donated to hospitals is a constant problem for medical services and any new source is to be welcomed, …Evidence-Based Medicine
What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems, discovered by a University …Space
It’s summer time, which means the sun is shining, the water parks are open, and there are many outdoor adventures to be had — but this …Viral Videos
A short while ago, I had the opportunity to sit down and actually play a poker tournament. I’d been travelling a lot both for work and on a family …Collusion
Feature image: Wikipedia. Sizes of planets are to scale but not the distances. Click here for relative distances.An EarthSky reader asked us:When …Solar System
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is less than three weeks from sailing through the Pluto system. What it will find there is still anyone’s guess, but images the spacecraft has already sent home are every bit as puzzling as we’d hoped.
The newest photos reveal a possible bright spot at Pluto’s polar …Space Science
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has spotted a strange dark patch at the pole of Pluto's big moon Charon, further whetting researchers' appetites ahead of the probe's epic flyby of the dwarf planet system next month.
New Horizons has also detected a rich diversity of terrain types in Pluto's "close …Aeronautics
A star-spangled sky isn't all space enthusiasts could view tonight as the Northern Lights could also be viewed across the county.
The coronal mass …Northern Lights
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Jupiter could have migrated orbits in the early solar system, making it easy for smaller planets to form.
There's something about our …
UPDATED: This story was updated at 4 p.m. ET on Monday to reflect the newest information about the solar storm's intensity and likely impacts.
Three bursts of super-hot plasma shot out from the sun are hitting Earth's magnetic field right now, causing a relatively rare "severe" or "G4" solar storm …Storms
A smart patch which senses rises in blood sugar and delivers tiny amounts of insulin could replace painful injections for diabetics
Millions of people suffering from diabetes could be spared painful injections after scientists invented a smart patch which monitors glucose levels and delivers insulin …Diabetes