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Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

Book News: Get To Know Patrick Modiano, The Newly Minted Nobel Laureate

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>As you may have heard by now, French novelist Patrick Modiano has taken home this year's Nobel Prize in Literature. To some, this announcement comes as no surprise. In France, especially, Modiano has managed that …

Nobel Peace Prize: Who is Kailash Satyarthi?

Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Kailash Satyarthi – an Indian activist who was comparatively unknown until today<p>Kailash Satyarthi's work made a difference to the lives of hundreds of thousands of children – and yet until he won the Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday, he was not a …

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A Close-Up Time-Lapse of the October 8th ‘Blood Moon’ and Lunar Eclipse

If you lived in Europe or Africa — or if you’re in the US and the thought of getting up between 2 and 5 in the morning repelled you — you probably …