Daily Archives: August 1, 2012

  • The next full moon is the Sturgeon/Full Red/Green Corn/Grain Moon

    No, the ‘Full Red’ moon is not Mars. Despite the focus of many at NASA on Mars (including from yours truly), the moon is still up there and still orbiting the Earth. So check out this lunar cycle report from bike commuter and lunar expert Gordon Johnston. (Any weird formatting is my fault as I’m posting this from my smartphone.)

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    The next full Moon is just before midnight on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 (at11:28 pm EDT).  The Moon will appear full for about 3 days around this time, from Tuesday evening through Friday morning. The Native Americans fishing tribes of what is now the

  • MSL goes for GOLD

    Every 4 years, the Olympics bring us together to witness the best in human endurance, athleticism and sportsmanship. This week as medals are won and each country’s tally grows, there is one team that has its sights on a prize outside this world.

    They have trained for years, learnt from past exploration missions, used the latest  and some of the most remarkable innovative technologies and perfected instruments to excellence. Now they wait for their dream machine to perform what it was built for – land on the Red planet and

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