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Supermoon? Try Supersky

  If the moon appears so big near the horizon, why does the moon seem so small up in the sky? Answer: the sky. We take our sky for granted, but it’s actually really huge. All that space around the moon makes it appear small, only because it’s surrounded by this immensely vast sky. Context […]

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NASA's giant spiky ball

NASA’s giant metal spiky ball

Amazing the stuff you’ll find online. While looking at NASA documents for a friend’s birthday, I came across this spiky ball contraption used by NASA in 1968. Any guess what this could be? Oversized¬†foot massager? Giant mace-ball weapon? Colossal doggie toy? The real answer is in the comments.  

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Moon rock 76055 found in sidewalk planter on Michigan Avenue in Chicago

Moon Rocks Found in Chicago

Printouts of moon rocks are being found across downtown Chicago. On the back of each printout reads: You Found a Moon Rock! This printout is the exact same size of an actual lunar sample brought back from the surface of the moon. Take a photo of your moon rock and tag it #moonrockfound I will […]

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