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Celebrating the New Moon - Nov 2014

Ancient people’s considered the Moon to be a deity. For the Romans, she was the goddess Luna, while for the Norse and Anglo Saxons, he was the god Mani or Mona. 409 more words


Some Say That Life Here Began Out There

Iconic opening dialog from Battle Star Galatica…..

Since the beginning of time there has been a debate as to where life began on the planet Earth……some say divine intervention…..others think it is just biology…..and others think that some alien had something to do with this….. 53 more words


November New Moon Song.

I am lifting to thee my hands,
I am bowing to thee my head,
I am giving thee my love,
Thou glorious jewel of all the ages. 207 more words

Writer's Life

NASA Social At NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (Day Two)

Day Two of the NASA Social at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base started much as Day One had — early! 2,613 more words


November 22 - Yellow Horse

Asteroid 156 Xanthippe was discovered by Johann Palisa on November 22nd 1875.  It has been classified as a C-type, with a diameter of about 116km and a rotation period of 22.5 hours. 171 more words

Going On Up There Then

Was the universe born spinning?

The universe was born spinning and continues to do so around a preferred axis – that is the bold conclusion of physicists in the US who have studied the rotation of more than 15,000 galaxies. 719 more words