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NASA’s GRAIL mission started its lunar probe late in 2011 to uncover some of the mysteries buried beneath the surface of the Moon —even, perhaps, a long-lost companion. According to recent scientific speculation, the Earth once had two moons gracing our night skies.
“It’s an intriguing idea,” said David Smith, GRAIL’s deputy principal investigator at MIT. “And it would be a way to explain one of the great perplexities of the Earth-Moon system – the Moon’s strangely asymmetrical nature. Its near and far sides are substantially different.”
The Moon’s near side, facing us, is dominated by vast smooth ‘seas’ of ancient hardened lava. In contrast, the far side is marked by mountainous highlands. Researchers have long struggled to account for the differences, and the “two moon” theory introduced by Martin Jutzi and Erik Asphaug of the University of California at Santa Cruz is the latest attempt.
Angry Birds teams up with Nasa for latest game, Space
Finnish entertainment company Rovio has teamed up with Nasa to launch its latest Angry Birds title, Space.
The new game will be released on 22 March and will be available on iOS, Android, PC and Mac.
“This began with a Twitter exchange about birds and pigs in space, and has grown into a tremendous outreach and education opportunity,” said Nasa spokesman David Weaver.
Full Story: BBC
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Moon and Space Station Eclipse the Sun
uesday morning’s partial solar eclipse produced a gorgeous crescent sunrise in Europe, Africa and Asia as the moon blocked most of the sun’s disk. But for a split second, the sun was also partially blocked by another satellite: the International Space Station.
French astrophotographer Thierry Legault traveled to Oman to snap this mind-blowing photo of the sun, moon and space station all lined up. The space station took just 0.86 seconds to cross the sun.
Image: Thierry Legault
Two of Earth’s moons.
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Um, this is AMAZING
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i just wanted you to know that maggie was peacefully snoring on my feet & when i saw this i laughed out loud and it’s all your fault that her nap was interrupted.
I’m sorry, Maggie.
I’d make her some coffee to help her get through the day tomorrow, but… you know… no filters. :(