I’m dredging this up from the archives. It was my fourth Swift post, published I think near the beginning of January. I’m so busy with stuff and trying to keep track of various projects that I neglected to share it here. 1,005 more words
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From an article on CNET by Michelle Starr, February 12, 2015; visualizations by Ernie Wright:
As the Moon orbits the Earth, we only ever see the one side. 206 more words
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February 05, 2015
Space travel is difficult and expensive – it would cost thousands of dollars to launch a bottle of water to the moon.
We’ve all seen the Moon go through its phases over the course of a month’s time (give or take a day or two) as it travels in its orbit around the Earth, and you may have even seen the cool animation from the NASA Goddard Visualization Studio showing… 284 more words