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Why the Moon Looks Bigger on the Horizon

Why the Moon Looks Bigger on the Horizon

Daven Hiskey October 19, 2010 7

Today I found out why the Moon looks bigger on the horizon than when it is higher in the sky. This is a question that has been debated for several thousand years.  One popular

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The United States Once Planned On Nuking the Moon

The United States Once Planned On Nuking the Moon

Daven Hiskey October 7, 2010 13

Today I found out the United States once planned on shooting a nuclear bomb at the moon. If you presumed that the reasoning behind such an act was “because we can”, you are absolutely

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How The Moon Was Formed

How The Moon Was Formed

Noreen September 20, 2010 9

Today I found out that the moon isn’t as old as the Earth and was formed approximately 30–50 million years after the Solar System based on what is called ‘the giant impact theory’. Although no

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Moon Dust Smells Like Spent Gunpowder

Moon Dust Smells Like Spent Gunpowder

Daven Hiskey April 23, 2010 9

Today I found out Moon dust smells like spent gunpowder.  This is according to the astronauts that have had the opportunity to smell fresh Moon dust that had been tracked into the lunar module

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