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Never to poke your ear with your elbow

Trying to view the Moon tonight (Monday, March 27, 2017) would be like trying to poke your ear with your elbow — you can’t do it and it would not be very bright if you tried. You see, the Moon … Continue reading

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Crater/Dome Illusion

Just a share of my post on Earthsky.org: http://earthsky.org/space/the-crater-dome-illusion Please check it out there.  

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Vesper Shines in the Evening Sky

Any clear night through early March, look to the western sky shortly after it gets dark. You can’t miss that extremely bright “star.” Some have mistaken it for the landing lights of an incoming plane, and in the past it … Continue reading

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Lies will not make “America Great Again”

It is clear that all politicians lie or distort the truth to some extent, but it also is oh so obvious that Trump simply has no shame and no conscience. So many lies and complete fabrications just to get people … Continue reading

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Think that you are “bad” at math?

Are you one of those people who tell yourself that you are “bad” at math? Does just the thought of numbers cause you to seize up and maybe start foaming at the mouth? Relax. You are not bad at math. … Continue reading

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What’s With Gravitational Waves?

The first observation of “gravitational waves,” a prediction of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, was announced in February, 2016. Although the significance may be unclear to many, the discovery of these immensely tiny ripples in the fabric of space were … Continue reading

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10 Easy Ways You Can Tell For Yourself That The Earth Is Round

Next time a flat-earth conspiracy theorist confronts you, here are 10 ways to prove that Earth is spherical. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.popsci.com See on Scoop.it – Starman’s Miscellania

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