A boulder hits a highway after reports of an asteroid in the sky in Virginia

This story from Friday the 13th last week.. www.charlotteobserver.com/news/article235053072.html A boulder came out of nowhere and landed on a Virginia highway overnight, leading to confusion when the timing followed widespread reports of a fireball streaking along the East Coast late Thursday. The American Meteor Society says it received nearly 40 reports from people who saw a “fireball” … Read moreA boulder hits a highway after reports of an asteroid in the sky in Virginia

Cue cards on the moon!

As America quietly–and we mean quietly–marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this week, TIME magazine decided to use nostalgia for its cover story on the topic.. Back when the moon was the hot location to get to, when John Kennedy’s promise of landing a man  on the moon during the 60s ended with Richard Nixon’s Administration celebrating it, and back when they were relevant as a weekly, they featured a ‘race to the moon!’ article a few months prior to the famed event..

The Moon is shrinking

According to a new research study, the Moon may be shrinking as it experiences lunar quakes, known as “moonquakes.” Researchers analyzed 28 moonquakes from 1969 to 1977 and came up with the startling observation that eight of the quakes came from “true tectonic activity — the movement of crustal plates,” as opposed to impacts from … Read moreThe Moon is shrinking

URINE IN SPACE! TRUMP WON’T DRINK! ANY RUSSIAN TAPES TO SAY OTHERWISE!?

URINE IN SPACE!TRUMP WON’T DRINK!ANY RUSSIAN TAPES TO SAY OTHERWISE!? “Water is such a precious resource up here that we also are cleaning up our urine and making it drinkable – and it’s really not as bad as it sounds,” said Peggy Whiston. In a live interview with President Donald Trump, the record-breaking astronaut explained, … Read moreURINE IN SPACE! TRUMP WON’T DRINK! ANY RUSSIAN TAPES TO SAY OTHERWISE!?

The big news from NASA and what wasn't said

Did you hear about TRAPPIST-1? A AMAZING SYSTEM WITH 7 EARTH-LIKE EXOPLANETS! That is amazing news.. exciting news. You may have to put away the political section or turn off the mainstream news to actually even hear about this monumental NASA announcement, but it’s there if you want to read it .. see it.. Astronomers … Read moreThe big news from NASA and what wasn't said

HALLOWEEN 15: I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO ASTEROIDS

Who is afraid of a potentially life ending asteroid on Halloween!? Not us earthlings! Costumes will still be donned.. makeup still applied. Scantily clad outfits at Saturday night Halloween parties still being stuck on.. Even though this was just discovered: An enormous asteroid will whiz past earth.. CREDIT: The IFL SCIENCE website: 2009 FD will … Read moreHALLOWEEN 15: I AIN'T AFRAID OF NO ASTEROIDS

Dyson Spheres but not an advanced species to see it

This week, the buzz was clear.. there is a potential “megastructure” somewhere out there..  it is a structure, or thing in space, that blocks a lot of sunlight.. It may be a Dyson Sphere.. it may be well.. dust.. It could be something very exciting, or something exciting but just not contained within it life. … Read moreDyson Spheres but not an advanced species to see it