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A Closer Look at Alaska’s ForestsA small plane flying low over remote forests is sending back eye-popping aerial photography—as well as scientific measurements that will improve under [..Read More..]

Groundwater Deficit Out WestDry conditions at the surface in the continental United States are mirrored underground in many places. [..Read More..]

Carlton Complex Fire, WashingtonIn July 2014, a wildfire in northern Washington destroyed hundreds of homes. [..Read More..]

Not content with looking at ice from the air, on their day off from flying last week the MABEL and ER-2 team decided to look at ice underground. About [..Read More..]

The Crab Pulsar, a city-sized, magnetized [..Read More..]

This alluring all-skyscape was taken 5,100 meters above sea level, [..Read More..]

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In this beach and skyscape from Alicante, Spain, [..Read More..]

The death toll numbers are up from the deadly disease and the number of cases has surpassed 1,000. [..Read More..]

The Colorado River Basin's underground water supplies are shrinking faster than they're being replenished. [..Read More..]

A newly discovered dinosaur species offers hints that feathers were much more common among the ancient beasts than once thought. [..Read More..]

Watch step by step photos of the refloating of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner. [..Read More..]

The Costa Concordia is finally on its way to Genoa. [..Read More..]

The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization. [..Read More..]

The kick should be used more to propel than to keep the body aloft, finds research. [..Read More..]

Brainpower: We Use More Than You'd ... ThinkWe use nearly all of our brains -- every day -- but understand very little of how our minds work. → [..Read More..]

Sandusky Victim Sparks Repressed Memory ConcernsThe son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says memories of abuse have come back to him, but there are reasons for caution. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the sma [..Read More..]

This NASA-produced video combines a greatest hits retrospective of past spaceflight with suggestions of humans-to-asteroid and Mars missions, plus ani [..Read More..]

A Russian space capsule carrying a package of biological and materials research specimens, including geckos and plant seeds, has stopped responding to [..Read More..]

When we were asked to design a new science-fiction entry in the "Sid Meier’s Civilization" series, it was one of those amazing moments when [..Read More..]

The latest installment in Sid Meier's Civilization series takes mankind in search of a new home after the collapse of modern society on Earth. Pr [..Read More..]

The Hubble Space Telescope is an amazing example of space engineering that for nearly a quarter century has been a vital research tool and public rela [..Read More..]

German astronaut Alexander Gerst reflected on the grief he felt as he saw signs of the deadly Israel-Gaza conflict from the International Space Statio [..Read More..]

Curiosity has just crossed out of its landing ellipse, the 12- by 4-mile(19 by 7 kilometers) zone targeted for its August 2012 touchdown and is now mo [..Read More..]

As the world celebrates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11's giant leap to the moon, some people are eyeing the celestial body's bounty of re [..Read More..]

Using observations by NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes, researchers determined that the exoplanet Kepler-93b is 1.48 times the size of [..Read More..]

Is the moon made of green cheese? Is it a hollow spaceship? Apollo 11 helped put these and other ideas to rest. [..Read More..]

Groundwater Deficit Out WestDry conditions at the surface in the continental United States are mirrored underground in many places. [..Read More..]

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New mass map of distant galaxy cluster is most precise yetAstronomers have mapped the mass within a galaxy cluster more precisely than ever before. Created using observations from Hubble's Frontier Field [..Read More..]

Hubble finds three surprisingly dry exoplanets: 'Hot Jupiters' had only one-tenth to one one-thousandth the amount of water predictedAstronomers have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the Sun -- and have come up nearly dry. Th [..Read More..]

Voyager spacecraft might not have reached interstellar spaceIn 2012, the Voyager mission team announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft had passed into interstellar space, traveling further from Earth than any ot [..Read More..]

New approach in search for extraterrestrial intelligence: Target alien pollutersHumanity is on the threshold of being able to detect signs of alien life on other worlds. By studying exoplanet atmospheres, we can look for gases lik [..Read More..]

Atmosphere of Titan, Saturn's largest moonAn astronomer has published the results of the comparison of his model of Titan's atmosphere with the latest data. [..Read More..]

Lives and deaths of sibling starsIn a new image from ESO, young stars huddle together against clouds of glowing gas and lanes of dust. The star cluster, NGC 3293, would have been just [..Read More..]

Satellite galaxies put astronomers in a spinAstronomers have studied 380 galaxies and shown that their small satellite galaxies almost always move in rotating discs. However, such satellite gala [..Read More..]

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory celebrates 15th anniversaryFifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. Since its deployment on July 23, 1 [..Read More..]

NASA's Fermi finds a 'transformer' pulsarIn late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed. The [..Read More..]

Hubble traces halo of a galaxy more accurately than ever before: An in-depth look at giant elliptical galaxy Centaurus AAstronomers have probed the extreme outskirts of the stunning elliptical galaxy Centaurus A. The galaxy's halo of stars has been found to extend [..Read More..]

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The moon is currently in Cancer
The moon is 28 days old

Distance: 63 earth radii
Ecliptic latitude: -5 degrees
Ecliptic longitude: 117 degrees

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26 Jul | Deep in Canada’s Northwest Territories, miners have carved out a living from an ancient kimberlite field. [Read More]