Contemplating the Cosmos

Nothing captures the human imagination quite like outer space. It’s onto this natural canvas that we project our collective hopes and fears — from creation stories to conspiracy theories.

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Conspiracy Theory: The Moon Landings Were Faked

Article / Updated 06-24-2022

On July 20, 1969, the whole world stared into their television sets and watched blurry, flickering, black and white images as Apollo 11’s lunar excursion module, nicknamed “The Eagle,” descended from orbiting around the moon and touched down on the ...

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The Most Famous UFO Story: Roswell

Article / Updated 06-24-2022

The Roswell Incident is the most famous UFO story on record and is the cornerstone of an alleged government conspiracy to hide alien visits from the world. The initial discovery of a suspected UFO crash site in 1947 played out over a three-day period, the...

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The Magic of the Moon and the Total Lunar Eclipse

Article / Updated 06-24-2022

Every couple of years or so, we earthlings are treated to the beauty of a total lunar eclipse. The moon appears red as it passes into Earth's shadow, and for some, this elicits the wonder of our orbiting celestial friend and its significance to world cult...

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Astrological Signs by Season

Article / Updated 02-13-2020

Every astrological chart includes the Moon, eight planets, twelve houses, and more. But the core of almost every horoscope is the Sun, which is why we are beginning with the signs of the Zodiac that begin in Spring.The signs of Spring: Aries, Taurus, and ...

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10 Strange Facts about Astronomy and Space

Article / Updated 06-18-2019

Here are some favorite facts about astronomy and, in particular, Earth and its solar system. With the following information under your belt, you may be ready to handle the astronomy questions on television quiz shows and inquiries from friends and family....

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The Theory of Parallel Universes

Article / Updated 03-26-2016

The multiverse is a theory in which our universe is not the only one, but states that many universes exist parallel to each other. These distinct universes within the multiverse theory are called parallel universes. A variety of different theories lend th...

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