Full Moon Night Sky

Super-sized moon viewing in May’s evening sky

This month’s full moon called the Flower Moon on Saturday (May 5) will be bigger and brighter than usual. It will be the largest full moon for all of 2012.

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Aurora Borealis in Southern Ontario near Milton, Toronto, GTA

Shutterbug: Aurora borealis spotted in Milton

Normally only visible in northern parts of the country, many residents of Southern Ontario were treated to a spectacular light show Monday night, when the northern lights were

uars crashing to earth

Space junk to hit Earth on Friday – but where?

Skywatchers may be craning their necks this Thursday or Friday, trying to catch a glimpse of a dead NASA satellite which is expected to return to earth, creating

Streaking bright lights spotted across Ontario

What's that in the sky? A bird? A Plane? Actually, it could've been a meteorite. Residents from Chatham, the GTA, Stratford, Cobourg and Kingston are claiming they saw something streaking

Chris Hadfield Milton Astronaut

Hadfield to command Space Station

Freshly selected to command the International Space Station, astronaut Chris Hadfield characterized the opportunity as a coup for Canada among nations exploring space. “To be trusted with their lives


Jupiter comes closest to Earth in nearly 50 years

Better catch Jupiter tonight in the night sky. It won’t be that big or bright again until 2022. Jupiter will pass 592 million kilometres from Earth late Monday, its

NASA finds a shrimp deep below Antarctic ice where nothing should live

// From the Associated Press: WASHINGTON—In a surprising discovery about where higher life can thrive, scientists for the first time found a shrimp-like creature and a jellyfish frolicking

Man dives face-first into venomous jellyfish

// From Canoe.ca: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- A man dove face-first into an extremely venomous, peanut-sized jellyfish in waters off northeast Australia and medics flew him to a hospital

Meteor spotted over Greater Toronto Area

// From the Toronto Star: Frank Dempsey was driving to his observatory in North Ajax last night when he saw a bright green light illuminate the sky and road

Butterfly antennae like GPS, study finds

// From the Toronto Star: A 'huge surprise' to Monarch researchers Monarch butterflies reach out for the sun with their antennae to navigate their miraculous, pinpoint migrations to and from

Carrier pigeon faster than broadband internet

From PhysOrg.com: The race was held by an IT company in Durban, South Africa, called Unlimited IT. One of Unlimited IT's employees complained about the slow speed of data transmission on

Dead sea scrolls exhibit at ROM

From The Toronto Star: In times of turmoil, it is best to reflect on what unites us, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty says, and that's what the Dead Sea Scrolls

Search on for Newmarket meteorite

From The Toronto Star: Small meteorites may have been dropped on southern Ontario by a fireball that streaked through the sky north of Toronto last month. Researchers are anxious to

First View of the Dark Side of the Sun

From Wired.com: Soon we may get the first ever glimpse of the dark side of the sun. Well, no, there's no actual dark side of a luminous ball of burning

Life Hunters Target Methane Plumes on Mars

From Wired.com: Methane, an organic molecule that on Earth is usually produced by life, has been found emanating from three specific regions on the surface of Mars. The regions have

How Time-Traveling Could Affect Quantum Computing

From PhysOrg.com: If space-time were constructed in such a way that you could travel back in time, it would create some pretty strange effects. One of these oddities, as

e=mc2: 103 years later, Einstein's proven right

From PhysOrg.com: It's taken more than a century, but Einstein's celebrated formula e=mc2 has finally been corroborated, thanks to a heroic computational effort by French, German and Hungarian physicists.  A

CNN'S American Morning to Feature UFO Week

There have been a series of recent events that have lead many to believe that Barack Obama could be the "Disclosure President". Awhile back, the Vatican came out with

SETI Astronomer Envisions Technology Capable of Receiving ET Signals by 2032

From PhysOrg.com: SETI, (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Senior Astronomer Seth Shostak and host of the weekly radio show "Are We Alone," predicted during a recent conference in San Francisco

Alcohol can be a gas!

Alcohol Fuel Advantages David Blume appeared for the third time in the last few months this week on Coast to Coast AM speaking again about the benefits of alcohol-based

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