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‘Most Earth-like planet yet’ spotted by Kepler

By Rebecca Morelle Global science correspondent, BBC News Continue reading the main story Related Stories Kepler bags huge haul of planets New planets explained – in 60 secs Watch Europe…

ScienceCasts: A Tetrad of Lunar Eclipses

Additional Reading “Blood Moon” – How Do the Muslims Deal with an Eclipse…

“Blood Moon” – How Do the Muslims Deal with an Eclipse

By Shahid Pervaiz, Canada A. General Information about the Total Lunar Eclipse; the night between April 14 & 15, 2014 A lunar eclipse occurs when Earth in its orbital trajectory…

Get ready for the ‘blood moon’

By Ben Brumfield (CNN) – Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle. What will happen could sound sort of like this: The moon…

Dwarf planet discovered at solar system’s edge

By Elizabeth Landau (CNN) – For anyone holding out hope of Pluto being reinstated as a major planet, you should probably do as they say in the movie “Frozen” and “let it…

What do we really need the Moon for?

See an hour long BBC video by clicking here Additional Reading Moon: Does it have a purpose? The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences…

A close call in space tonight: Asteroid zips by Earth

By Dana Ford (CNN) — Only in space would 2 million miles be considered a close call. An asteroid with an estimated diameter of three football fields zoomed by Earth late…

Are we alone in the Universe?

Source: BBC Discovering planets outside our Solar System has raised hopes that we may one day contact alien lifeforms. But will this ever happen? “Two possibilities exist: either we are…

Study: Solar system full of ‘rogue’ asteroids

(CNN) — If you want to find an asteroid, the region between Mars and Jupiter is a great place to look. That area where asteroids hang out is called the…

China becomes third country to land on moon

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who made the sun radiate a brilliant light and the moon reflect a lustre, and ordained for it stages, that you might know the number of…

Moon: Does it have a purpose?

By Zia H Shah MD  If you wonder what your life would be like without the moon, the surprising answer is that you wouldn’t be here to wonder at all!…

China launches First Moon Mission

Epigraph: He (Allah) it is Who made the sun radiate a brilliant light and the moon reflect a lustre, and ordained for it stages, that you might know the number…

Did Life’s First Cells Evolve in Geothermal Pools?

Source: Scientific American Earth started as a violent place, its surface churned by continuous volcanic eruptions and cloaked in an atmosphere that would have been poisonous to today’s life-forms. Furthermore, the…

Tens of billions of planets out there are like Earth, study finds

By Brad Lendon, CNN updated 12:39 PM EST, Tue November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Innovations (CNN) – Ever have one of those days where you just wanna be alone, maybe…

India’s space ambition takes off

Massive Asteroid Could Hit Earth In 2032, Say Ukrainian Scientists

Source: The Huffington Post Astronomers in Ukraine say a deadly asteroid is likely to collide with the Earth in 2032. According to a Russian news service, researchers at an observatory…

Meteorite pulled from Russian lake

Source: BBC Divers working at a Russian lake have recovered a half-tonne chunk of the space rock that exploded over Chelyabinsk earlier this year. The object plunged into Lake Chebarkul…

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences

Epigraph: Blessed is He (Allah) in Whose hand is the kingdom, and He has power over all things; … Who has created seven heavens in harmony. No incongruity canst thou see…

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