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Why you must NEVER hug the Moon!

“Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.” -Hal Borland 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…

It’s NEVER Night on the Moon!

“Ignignokt: Well well, I know that. I said that, but it’s his nap time now. Err: ’Cause he like, sleeps during the day. Ignignokt: But at night he feeds. Err: And it’s always night on the Moon! Ignignokt: Don’t f*** with me, Err.” -Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Moon Master Ahh, the Moon. The brightest object in our night sky is…

How Come We Have A Moon?

But I didn’t want one! Stop your whining, Earthlings. We have a serious question to answer, courtesy of Tamara: What’s the moon like below its surface, moving into the interior? And what’s the current thought on its formation? Well, we do know a lot about the Moon’s insides the same way we know about the…

You can grow Marigolds on the Moon!

…just bring your own air and water. The BBC is reporting that the European Space Agency has determined that Marigolds, when planted in lunar soil, would be able to grow without adding any extra nutrients. How cool is that?

Lunar Eclipse: Clouded out here!

I was driving home from work at about 6:30 today and noticed the Moon, still orange, hanging low on the horizon. The lower left corner was just starting to be shadowed by the Earth. As it rose a little higher, it turned yellow and then white, as we learned it should. Then we got clouded…