November 30, 2012

Why You Must Never Hug the Moon

Ethan Siegel, ScienceBlogs

AP Photo

Of course you know the danger that would befall us if the Earth ever got too close to the Sun, as the Perry Bible Fellowship shows, atop. But have you ever stopped to think about the Moon in our skies, and what would happen if the Earth and Moon were closer together than they actually are?

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TAGGED: Gravity, Moon, Tide


October 16, 2013
Jellyfish Born in Space Have Hard Time on Earth
Rebecca Helm, DSN
Why send jellies to space? Well, because it’s awesome (true for anything in space), but mostly because of little crystals jellies keep in their bodies, and what these crystals can tell us about long-term human space travel. more ››