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Astronomy (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • Martian Fossils discovered by Mars Rover

    09/18/2023 9:10:12 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 44 replies
    Coast to Coast AM ^ | September 18, 2023 | Charles Shults
    Guest on the 9/18/23 show, Charles Shults III, shares images of what he believes are ancient fossils of creatures that lived on Mars. View larger in PDF format. Pictured above: Image 1) Opportunity Sol 544 crinoid. The stem segments and calyx can be clearly seen.
  • Moon Vibes: Indian Space Mission Finds Oxygen, Sulphur and Other Chemical Elements on the Lunar Surface, While Seismic Study of the South Pole Reveals ‘Unexplained Vibration’

    09/01/2023 7:56:50 AM PDT · by bitt · 26 replies
    GATEWAYPUNDIT ^ | 9/1/2023 | paul serran
    As humans here on planet Earth delighted themselves with the sight of the rare ‘super blue moon’ in the skies, the Indian Lunar Mission continued with the scientific experiments on the Moon’s South Pole. The Chandrayaan-3 mission now is divided between the Vikram Lander and the Pragyan Rover, each with a different task. The rover is circling around the touchdown area, analyzing the chemical elements present on the dusty surface of the moon, as it searches ice-water that would greatly benefit future human exploration in the area. Meanwhile, the lander and its probes record seismic activity on the satellite’s surface,...
  • How many Texas UFO sightings have been reported this year?

    08/14/2023 10:46:32 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 12 replies
    Your Basin ^ | 8/13/23 | Amber Coakley, Addy Bink, Mike Smith
    Have you experienced an aerial phenomenon? You aren’t alone. According to the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC), roughly 2,000 unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings have been reported in the U.S. so far this year. NUFORC is a non-governmental, nonprofit corporation that investigates UFO sightings. The center says it receives, records, corroborates and documents reports from individuals who believe they have witnessed an aerial phenomenon. Since its founding in 1974, NUFORC says it has processed over 170,000 reports, which are listed online by date and location. The center explained that guaranteed anonymity to callers is a longstanding policy of the corporation....
  • Probing the UFO Hearings: A Lot Fiction, Not a Lot of Science

    07/28/2023 8:24:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/28/2023 | Jim Thompson
    Most Americans didn’t watch the Congressional UFO hearings. Like me, they were busy doing important stuff – like anything else. It’s not that I am completely disinterested I just think a congressional hearing on the subject is like watching a sci-fi movie. You can get into the drama of it all, but at the end of the day, it was just a lot of loud noises and not a lot of substance.One of the guys who testified had Peter Strzok eyes. Wild eyes. It looked like the guy had been dropped off at Capitol Hill after being probed by an...
  • There is a "Highly Habitable" Planet Just 4 light years from Us, Astronomers Say

    06/12/2023 7:40:42 AM PDT · by McGruff · 127 replies
    The Space Academy ^ | June 11, 2023
    A nearby exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of a star just 4.2 light-years from Earth may be home to a vast ocean, boosting its chances of supporting life. Since its discovery, questions about the conditions at the surface of Proxima b have been swirling; the planet’s mass is just about 1.3 times that of Earth’s, and the red dwarf star it circles is similar in age to our sun. Studies over the last few years, however, have both bolstered hopes of its habitability and shot them down. Now, a new study has once again raised the possibility that Proxima...
  • Highly Maneuverable Chinese Spaceplane Touches Down After 276 Days in Orbit – Craft Docked Several Times With Another Object – May Be Used as Weapon to Target US Satellites

    05/11/2023 4:18:30 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 17 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 11, 2023 | Paul Serran
    The space is turning into the next frontier for the high-end confrontations between nations. And in this new battlefield, the ability to target enemy satellites has become a big priority. Recently, documents from the Discord Leak have shed light on this theme, and I wrote about it here on TGP. You can read more in Space War: Chinese Plan To Disrupt Enemy Satellites’ Comms in the Event of Conflict. But this is far from pure speculation, but rather a reality that’s literally orbiting above our heads. Fears have been arising that the Chinese have developed a self-propelled, highly maneuverable Spaceplane...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day-The Spanish Dancer Spiral Galaxy

    05/08/2023 12:27:39 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 6 replies ^ | 8 May, 2023 | Image Credit: ESA, NASA, Hubble; Processing: Detlev Odenthal
    SORRY, THE PREVIOUS POST HAD AN ERROR SOMEHOW AND I COULD NOT POST THE ENTIRE CONTENT. Explanation: If not perfect, then this spiral galaxy is at least one of the most photogenic. An island universe containing billions of stars and situated about 40 million light-years away toward the constellation of the Dolphinfish (Dorado), NGC 1566 presents a gorgeous face-on view. Classified as a grand design spiral, NGC 1566 shows two prominent and graceful spiral arms that are traced by bright blue star clusters and dark cosmic dust lanes. Numerous Hubble Space Telescope images of NGC 1566 have been taken to...
  • Fingerprints’ confirm the seafaring stories of adventurous Polynesian navigators

    04/24/2023 12:29:34 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 21 replies
    Popular Science ^ | 21 Apr 2023 | Laura Baisis
    These expert navigators sailed thousands of nautical miles long before other societies.The 2016 animated family film Moana brought the long-told story of Polynesian seafarers (along with some incredibly catchy tunes) to a much wider worldwide audience. Now, geochemical analysis is confirming the oral history of ancient Polynesia’s incredible sailors in a new study published April 21 in the journal Science Advances. Long before Europeans arrived, Polynesian wayfinders sailed to islands across the central Pacific in canoes, and the stories of their adventures have survived largely through oral history. There has been limited material evidence supporting these accounts of Polynesian societies...
  • Mika Brzezinski Gloats Over Elon Musk's Rocket Explosion, Twitter and Tesla Travails

    04/21/2023 7:33:20 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 57 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Elon Musk has become the liberal media's second-most-hated man, behind only Orange Man Bad. Witness today's opening of Morning Joe, wherein Mika Brzezinski proclaimed "Thursday was a very rough day for Elon Musk," gloating over Musk's SpaceX Starship exploding shortly after liftoff yesterday.To our knowledge, after countless hours of suffering through Morning Joe, Mika has never been equally enthused about a North Korean rocket going kaput! Then again, Kim Jong-un is merely a nuclear-armed dictator and avowed enemy of America. Whereas Musk occasionally makes life a bit uncomfortable for liberals! Get the rest of the story and view video here.
  • Pentagon has footage of UFOs being shot down... but it's classified

    04/02/2023 11:59:57 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 40 replies
    Unexplained Mysteries ^ | March 31, 2023 | T.K. Randall
    Officials have confirmed the existence of recent footage showing UAPs being shot down over North America. Earlier this year, there was a spate of incidents involving unidentified objects being sighted (and subsequently shot down) in and around the United States. The first, which was described as a 'Chinese spy balloon', was downed on February 4th. Then, over the following weeks, three more objects of unknown nature and origins were downed over Alaska, Canada and the Great Lakes. Now according to the Pentagon, actual footage exists of these objects being shot down, but none of it can be released to the...
  • Now for a personal insight, one based on direct, long-term experiences:

    Now for a personal insight, one based on direct, long-term experiences: I have worked with many Eastern Europeans. I have worked closely with Russians, Ukrainians, Slovenians, Serbians and Estonians. I generally did not care for them because it seemed to me that 1) Everything was considered a financial transaction to them; everything was for sale - it was only a matter of price. 2) There seemed to be something missing from their souls/consciences. Perhaps 80 years of communism hollowed their collective consciousness.
  • Getting to the bottom of the UFOs and the government

    03/26/2023 10:57:45 AM PDT · by iontheball · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 14, 2023 | Jon Stewart
    As a former Illinois gubernatorial candidate and investigator, I am used to fighting impossible odds. That is why I have persevered in my five-year investigation into a clandestine USAP (Unacknowledged Special Access Program) called Project Aquarius, which may shed light on the possible "controllers" of the UAPs (the new sanitized and politically correct acronym for UFOs) that have traversed our skies and alarmed Americans. Through a five-year investigation, my team of researchers, investigators, scientists, and retired members of the Intelligence Community have uncovered a decades-old project of the retention and interrogation of the "controllers" of some of the UAPs. This...
  • Jupiter and Venus 'kiss' in a stunning planetary conjunction tonight. Here's how to watch.

    03/01/2023 7:57:01 AM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 24 replies
    Live Science ^ | February 28th, 2023 | Brandon Specktor
    On March 1 and 2, Jupiter and Venus will appear side by side in the night sky in an event called a conjunction, which is visible without a telescope or binoculars. On Wednesday (March 1) and Thursday (March 2), two bright planets will appear as if they were about to collide in the night sky. Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, and Venus, one of the brightest objects in Earth's sky, will come within about half a degree of each other — or roughly one full moon's width apart. For weeks, the two bodies have been inching closer...
  • Chinese spy balloons, UFOs, Project Blue Beam and the New World Order

    02/18/2023 10:03:26 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 39 replies
    The Exposé ^ | 2/17/23 | Rhoda Wilson
    On 13 February, the Pentagon refused to rule out the possibility that three unidentified flying objects shot down in as many days over North America are alien in origin. While the gigantic balloon or “airship” that was shot down by US F-22 fighters on 4 February has been linked to China, the three other objects sighted over Alaska, Michigan and Canada have been harder to classify. This has caused some to consider that all is not as official sources claim and that the Blue Beam Project or “Project Blue Beam” is being used as a tool by the United Nations...
  • Strange unprecedented vortex spotted around the sun's north pole

    02/12/2023 5:51:06 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 22 replies ^ | 2/4/23 | Tereza Pultarova
    Scientists have just spotted a strange circular filament wobbling around the sun's pole that has them really excited. A huge filament of solar plasma has broken off the sun's surface and is circling its north pole like a vortex of powerful winds, but scientists have no clue what caused it. "Talk about polar vortex! Material from a northern prominence just broke away from the main filament & is now circulating in a massive polar vortex around the north pole of our star," space weather forecaster Tamitha Skov said on Twitter while sharing a video sequence taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics...
  • Bright fireball over Ibaraki, Japan

    12/10/2022 6:31:03 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 23 replies ^ | 12/8/22 | Watchers
    A bright fireball was seen over the coast of Ibaraki, Japan at 09:07 UTC on December 8, 2022. The object was recorded by a camera placed on a private home in Hiratsuka, facing northeast. It fell at a speed of 17.4 km/s at an entry angle of 45.8 degrees. The entire event lasted about 5 seconds.
  • Scientists are working on an official 'alien contact protocol' for when ET phones Earth

    12/06/2022 5:48:59 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 66 replies
    Live Science ^ | 11/5/22 | Isobel Whitcomb
    If extraterrestrial life sent us a message tomorrow, how would humanity respond? According to researchers, we don't know yet — and that's a problem. That's why, for the first time in 35 years, a team of policy experts and scientists have united to establish a set of alien-contact protocols for the entire world to follow in the event of a sudden encounter with E.T. "Science fiction is awash with explorations of the impact on human society following discovery of, and even encounters with, life or intelligence elsewhere," John Elliot, a computer scientist at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland,...
  • Artifacts found in Mexico may support the paleocontact theory

    11/22/2022 10:28:03 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 56 replies ^ | November 21, 2022 |
    A group of Russian archaeologists and historians was invited to Mexico to examine the famous collection of El Toro artifacts. As a rule, these are stone and clay products, which depict various motifs of ancient Indian culture. However, among the numerous objects found, images that clearly point to paleocontact are of the greatest interest. Academic science at the beginning of the 21st century proclaimed all artifacts related to such topics as falsifications. And, by the way, about 20 thousand items have already been discovered, and their number is increasing. It was the latest artifacts from the collection that ended up...
  • Even the moon turns red this election: Blood moon falls right on night of midterms

    11/07/2022 3:59:48 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 37 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/6/22 | WND Staff
    (CBN NEWS) -- A total lunar eclipse or "blood moon" will hang in the sky as ballots are tallied on the night of November 8, and it has sparked some church leaders to believe that the upcoming midterm elections could have prophetic significance. A lunar eclipse is caused when the sun, moon, and earth align, essentially blocking the sun's rays from reflecting off the moon. During the eclipse, the moon will be almost entirely obscured only allowing a small amount of the sun's light to be seen. Those peaking rays will give the moon its orange or "blood red" hue.
  • Will A Dark Omen On Election Day Be A Sign That The United States “Is On The Eve Of Destruction”?

    11/07/2022 3:59:45 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 59 replies
    Economic Collapse Blog ^ | 11/6/22 | Michael Snyder
    The level of anger that we are witnessing all over the United States right now is extremely alarming. Millions of voters on both the left and the right are filled with rage, and I have never seen this country more bitterly divided than it is at this moment. Interestingly, survey after survey has found that the economy is the number one issue that voters are concerned about. Our once great economic machine is coming apart at the seams, and the cost of living has become extremely oppressive. But to be honest, for now the economy is still relatively stable. So...