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No blue moon for Halloween this year

[ad_1] The claim: There will be a blue moon on Oct. 31, the first in 76 years A social media post...


We Finally Know Why Icy Plumes Flare Ahead of Deadly Supercell Storms

[ad_1] Something strange often happens just before a severe thunderstorm produces a tornado, high...


What Is a Smartphone Sensor? Why Are There So Many Of Them?

[ad_1] From face unlock and fingerprint reader to GPS and auto-brightness, your smartphone relies...


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Planet 9 may be closer and easier to find than thought—if it exists

[ad_1] Among the solar system’s more intriguing mysteries is whether a large, icy ...


Why It’s So Important to See Earth as Just Another Planet

[ad_1] About 30 years ago, Carl Sagan pointed two different cameras toward the Ear...


The rise of space tourism could affect Earth’s climate in unforeseen ways, scientists

[ad_1] Scientists worry that growing numbers of rocket flights and the rise of spa...