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Cracks in Pluto’s moon could indicate it once had an underground ocean

This artist concept shows Pluto and some of its moons, as viewed from the surface of one of the moons.

If the icy surface of Pluto’s giant moon Charon is cracked, analysis of the fractures could reveal if its interior was warm, perhaps warm enough to have maintained a subterranean ocean of liquid water, according to a new NASA-funded study. Pluto is an extremely distant world, orbiting the sun more ...

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The view from Greece: Meteor? Flare? UFO?

Montanus images over lake

Jim Montanus stood on a dock at Braddock Bay Marina Wednesday night making long-exposure photographs of a clear dark-blue sky set with twinkling stars being overrun from the west by a dense mass of clouds. “It was a very dramatic situation with that front coming in. I was all excited ...

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Ancient crater points to massive meteorite strike

map showing the structure and contour of the Bow City crater.

From SpaceDaily by Staff Writers Edmonton, Canada (SPX) May 09, 2014 The discovery of an ancient ring-like structure in southern Alberta suggests the area was struck by a meteorite large enough to leave an eight-kilometre-wide crater, producing an explosion strong enough to destroy present-day Calgary, say researchers from the Alberta ...

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Hiker Films ‘Strange Encounter’ With Unknown Figure Scaling Snowy Mountain

Sasquatch filmed

A group of hikers in the Tantalus Range near Squamish, British Columbia, spotted “a little black dot” moving in the distance along the snow white landscape. One of the options they drummed up for what it could be? A Sasquatch, of course. “I’m pretty sure there’s a Sasquatch down there. ...

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Solar Eclipse Will Transform Sun into ‘Ring of Fire’ Next Week

Ring-of-Fire-Sequence-Jia-Hao

The Sun will look like a ring of fire above some remote parts of the world next Tuesday (April 29) during a solar eclipse, but most people around the world won’t get a chance to see it. Whereas lunar eclipses occur only when there’s a full moon, and solar eclipses ...

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