Ice Age Killer

Impact crater found in Greenland | Is this the last Ice Age killer?

Video and still: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Jefferson Beck

Scientists have been wondering what caused the end of the last Ice Age. There are at least a couple of peered-reviewed theories that have shed light into the end of the last Ice Age. These scientists had postulated that it was a collision caused by the impact of a large asteroid that brough the last Ice Age to its end. However, an impact crater had not been found until now…..

Ice-Age-killer

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2017 Solar Eclipse USA

2017 Solar Eclipse USA

Total Solar Eclipse USA August 21, 2017

 

It is two weeks before the Total Solar Eclipse event of the year here in the United States. The totality will happen around noon on August 21, 2017. Where are you going to be? The following animations and charts detail the path of the eclipse and where toatality will occur in the continental United States.

 

 

 

Path Animation Narrated by Ernie Wright, NASA Visualization Studio

 

 

 

Path Animation by Ernie Wright, NASA Visualization Studio

 

Path showing the umbra and penumbra over the U.S.

 

Safety Tips, NASA Goddard


 

 

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Images and animations: NASA Visualization Studio | Goddard

 

Chasing Orion

Orion Constellation | Rediscovered Astronomy

 

 

I set myself to chase Orion about a month ago. I took this picture just out my front door.

 

Orion | Rediscovered Astronomy

 

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