Explaining Rare ‘Hole Punch’ Cloud With Rainbow in the Middle

Residents of Wonthaggi, near Melbourne, Australia, were taken off guard by the appearance of a hole punch cloud earlier this week. Residents of Wonthaggi, Australia (map) snapped pictures of a rare, rainbow-filled “hole punch” cloud on Monday. By the next day, the photos had gone viral with speculation about the unusual phenomenon overhead. Clouds are […]

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Incredible Video Shows Volcanic Eruption in Papua New Guinea

A video captured by an Australian couple shows the destructive power of a volcanic eruption. Mount Tarvurvur located in Papua New Guinea erupted on August 29. The event sent plumes of debris and ash thousands of feet into the sky. The volcano continued to erupt for several days afterwards The Australian couple, Linda and Philip […]

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NASA Just Released Over 1,000 New Images Of Mars And They’re Out Of This World

We’ve always been led to believe that Mars is red. That’s why it’s nicknamed The Red Planet. But as you can see from these stunning new images recently released by NASA, the surface of Mars is actually a lot more colorful than we think. The images were taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), which […]

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The Star Trek Starfleet Logo Has Been Spotted on Mars

Here on Earth we’re making big plans to send the first humans to Mars, but it looks like Starfleet may have gotten there first. In the expanse of the Hellas Planitia, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has photographed a huge formation in the shape of the organisation’s famous chevron logo. “Enterprising viewers will make the discovery […]

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Australia Doesn’t Exit And People Who Live There Are Actors Paid By NASA – Flat Earthers Claim

There’s a growing number of people who seem to think the world is, in fact, flat. But it gets better. They also insist that Australia is actually just one big hoax. According to a viral Facebook rant, the entire country (and presumably the 24 million people that live there) is completely FAKE. The idea resurfaced […]

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Astronomers Discovered another Earth

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope discovered an Earth-like planet circling a nearby star within the Goldilocks zone of our galaxy. Kepler-186f is around 500 light-years from Earth in the Cygnus constellation. The habitable zone, also identified as the Goldilocks zone, is the area around a star within which planetary-mass objects with enough atmospheric pressure can sustain […]

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Most images of blackholes are illustrations, here’s what our telescopes REALLY capture

Impossibly dense, deep, and powerful, black holes reveal the limits of physics. Nothing can escape one, not even light. Even though black holes excite the imagination like few other concepts in science, the truth is that no astronomer has actually seen one. We’ve “heard” them, so to speak, as scientists have recorded the gravitational waves […]

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NASA Finds Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg In Antarctica As If It Was Deliberately Cut

Sometimes you see an image that’s pretty hard to believe it is not a poor attempt at Photoshop. This is one of those images. On Twitter, NASA’s ICE team responsible for polar research posted a bizarre picture showing an iceberg that was almost a perfect rectangle. The image was taken by NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a […]

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NASA Just Released The New Images Taken By Hubble, And They’re Seriously Spectacular

NASA has released a batch of new images in its Hubble Messier Catalogue, giving us fresh looks at galaxies, nebulae, and more. Almost 250 years ago, French astronomer Charles Messier drew up a list of 103 major astronomical objects that could be seen from the Northern Hemisphere. After the Hubble Space Telescope was launched in […]

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