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The Moon's real age is finally revealed, but the mystery of Earth's ...

The Moon's real age is finally revealed, but the mystery of Earth's ... | Planets | Scoop.it
A new study has determined with 99.9% accuracy that the Moon was formed 95 million years after the birth of the Solar System. This pegs the Moon as being a lot younger than we previously thought — and, perhaps more ...
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Cosmic Journeys - Reinventing Space Flight

Follow Dr. Ben Longmier and his team into the rugged Alaskan wilderness on a quest to build a whole new type of rocket engine. Their goal is to test sensitiv...
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Space Slideshows | NBC News

Space Slideshows | NBC News | Planets | Scoop.it

Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo's tweet [ http://bit.ly/SDRLUe ] I started viewing several NBCnews site pages this morning... and happened to discover this one.

It displays various kinds of illustrations related to space . Help yourself & pick some up in diverse categories :

- web extra videos ;

- eclipse images ;

- series of photos illustrating space history...

… and more !

These might well help illustrate ESL-EFL lessons for science series studesnts as they focus on the science & space field.

             … A feast for the eyes :o)


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Water on Earth and Moon May Have Common Origin

Water on Earth and Moon May Have Common Origin | Planets | Scoop.it
Researchers studied the water content in the rocks from the lunar highlands. The analysis suggests that water in ancient lunar rocks and water on Earth may have a common origin. (Water on Earth and Moon may have had a common origin.
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X1 Solar Flare's Effects On Earth | WebProNews

X1 Solar Flare's Effects On Earth | WebProNews | Planets | Scoop.it
Solar flares are fairly common and most of them are not strong enough to cause any problems on earth. Every now a then, a strong solar flare will occur and cause issues with cell phone receptions and even satellites.
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NASA | Tour of the Moon

Although the moon has remained largely unchanged during human history, our understanding of it and how it has evolved over time has evolved dramatically. Tha...
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One Small Selfie for Man: The First Instagram From Space

One Small Selfie for Man: The First Instagram From Space | Planets | Scoop.it
Astronaut Steven R. Swanson has blasted the selfie game into hyperdrive by uploading the first Instagram from space. (Steven R.
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Maxwell Technologies Space Computers Provide Processing Power For European Space Agency Astronomy Mission To Map The Milky Way Galaxy - WSJ.com

Maxwell Technologies Space Computers Provide Processing Power For European Space Agency Astronomy Mission To Map The Milky Way Galaxy - WSJ.com | Planets | Scoop.it

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) supplied seven powerful single board computers that are providing processing power for the European Space Agency's (ESA) Gaia satellite, which lifted off on December 19, 2013, to survey more than a billion stars and other celestial bodies to trace the origin and evolution of the Milky Way galaxy.


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Maxwell Tech's curator insight, February 11, 2014 8:11 PM

Maxwell Technologies' has made to the stars! Seven of the Maxwell SCS750, powerful single board computers, are operating 24/7 to process images and data gathered by the two-ton satellite, Gaia. 

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WATCH LIVE @ 7 pm ET: See Mars at Opposition with Slooh and Virtual Telescope

WATCH LIVE @ 7 pm ET: See Mars at Opposition with Slooh and Virtual Telescope | Planets | Scoop.it
Early Thursday (March 20), the giant asteroid 163 Erigone will cross in front of the bright star Regulus, as seen from Earth, blacking the star out in the night sky for up to 14 seconds for some stargazers in certain parts of the U.S.
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Mars Stars in Cosmic Alignment with Earth and Sun Tuesday Night

Mars Stars in Cosmic Alignment with Earth and Sun Tuesday Night | Planets | Scoop.it
Mars takes the celestial stage in a rare event Tuesday (April 8) when the planet comes into alignment with Earth and the Sun about one week before an even more spectacular cosmic sight.
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