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Rare blue moon to brighten night sky this Halloween – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

(WJW) — Eyes to the sky! There will be two full moons this October. Normally, there are 12 full moons in a year because one occurs each month. But in 2020, October will have two full moons — one on Thursday, October 1 and then again on Friday, October 31, als…

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(WJW) — Eyes to the sky! There will be two full moons this October.
Normally, there are 12 full moons in a year because one occurs each month. But in 2020, October will have two full moons — one on Thursday, October 1 and then again on Friday, October 31, also known as Halloween.
Corn Moon occurring once every 3 years brightens September sky
According to NASA, the rare phenomenon is called a blue moon.
Despite the name, the blue moon will not actually appear blue in color. In fact, a blue mo…

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Are Humans Still Evolving? Scientists Weigh In – ScienceAlert

As a species, humans have populated almost every corner of the earth. We have developed technologies and cultures which shape the world we live in.

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As a species, humans have populated almost every corner of the earth. We have developed technologies and cultures which shape the world we live in.
The idea of ‘natural selection’ or ‘survival of the fittest’ seems to make sense in Stone Age times when we were fighting over scraps of meat, but does it still apply now?
We asked 12 experts whether humans are still evolving. The expert consensus is unanimously ‘yes’, however scientists say we might have the wrong idea of what evolution actually i…

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Alien planets in deep space could be made of diamonds, researchers suggest – Fox News

Newly published research suggests that some exoplanets in deep space largely comprised of carbon could turn into diamonds.

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They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but what about an entire planet made of diamonds?
Newly published research suggests that some exoplanets in deep space largely comprised of carbon could turn into diamonds.
The research, published in The Planetary Science Journal, suggests that these “carbon-rich” planets could have the right conditions, such as water, heat and pressure, to turn the carbon into diamonds. These planets could also form other minerals that are found on Earth, such as si…

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“Out of the Blue” – Evidence That Sea Ice Triggered the Little Ice Age – SciTechDaily

Sea ice can act as an agent of climate change on a variety of timescales and spatial scales—it’s not just a passive responder to change. The Little Ice Age may have arisen “out of the blue,” from internal variability within the climate system, rather than in …

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  • Sea ice can act as an agent of climate change on a variety of timescales and spatial scales—it’s not just a passive responder to change.
  • The Little Ice Age may have arisen “out of the blue,” from internal variability within the climate system, rather than in response to an external push from volcanic eruptions or other factors.
  • A far-flung pulse of sea ice may have contributed to the demise of the Norse colonies in Greenland in the 14th and 15th centuries.

A new …

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