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What if the Moon was closer to the Earth?

By |2017-01-13T21:55:08+03:00November 8th, 2012|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , |

Sometimes it may seem that our natural satellite approaches us, but the truth is that it slowly gets away from our planet. Once the Moon was very close to the Earth, but it does not approach more because the gravitational interaction and the angular momentum between the two planets have resulted in the transfer of [...]

Ring of Fire: unique solar eclipse on May 20, 2012

By |2017-11-26T17:16:57+03:00May 18th, 2012|Categories: Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

A unique solar eclipse will begin on May 20, 2012 in China and will move to the east, to the United States on May 21, 2012. Unfortunately, the eclipse will be visible only in limited areas of the Earth. The eclipse will block more light from the sun, leaving a spectacular “ring of fire” shining [...]