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Carnival of Space 181

Lots of links from astronomy and space blogs including a little science.

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Eclipse changes The Moon’s Colour

An Eclipse seen in America and Europe on Tuesday changed the moon’s colour from pink to blood red. This came from the sun, Earth and the moon aligning. The moon swung into the shadow of the Earth to cause these effects. Even though the moon was in the shadow of the Earth the Moon didn’t [...]

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An Earthlike Planet Is Coming Soon …

One day in the future perhaps not 10 years from now we will be able to look up into the night sky at particular stars and know that they have Earth like planets orbiting them. SETI is going to scan the stars with exoplanets for intelligent life in 2011 and you never know do you? [...]

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Supernova Explosions Aren’t Quite What We Thought

Supernovas are exploding stars which, depending on their type explode in different ways and for different reasons. Unfortunately or fortunately depending on the way you look at it new evidence has been found that these theories aren’t quite right. An instrument called the solar mass ejector imager has given extra information. Data from the imager, [...]

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Best of the Week Podcast- Why Don’t Supernovas Explode When They Should Do?

Supernovas don’t explode. Why is that? The nuclear fuel runs out and it begins a collapse under its own weight and there should be a massive blast, but nothing happens. Something is being missed but a new space telescope should resolve this problem. [podcast]http://www.weirdwarp.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/story.mp3[/podcast]

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Best of the Week podcast- Kuiper Belt at a Childs Level.

What is the Kuiper Belt? by Susan, Amanda & Kevin Murph. Susan Murph from the How to Grow Your Geek Podcast and her children Amanda and Kevin discuss Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. [podcast]http://www.weirdwarp.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/kuiper belt.mp3[/podcast]

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Best Of The Week- Your Nook in the Incredible Universe Podcast

What we are and who we are and our place in the universe. [podcast]http://www.weirdwarp.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/your place.mp3[/podcast]

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Best Of The Week- The Guiding North Star Podcast

Everything you need to know about the North star. No, it’s not as boring as it sounds! Be a north star expert. [podcast]http://www.weirdwarp.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/north star.mp3[/podcast] By slacker Astronomy

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Carnival Of Space #123

Normally I write an article on physics or space but sometimes I will be going through a few links of a few blogs that are quite good for all sorts of things about space and physics. This is called a carnival and if you look on the Internet you’ll find a lot of other links [...]

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