NASA video sheds light on the dark side of the moon

February 10, 2015 by  
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Ever wonder what lurks on the dark side of the moon? Now you can see it like never before. The hemisphere of the moon that always faces away from Earth was largely uncharted until 1959, when a Soviet space probe photographed it. Now NASA has provided a whole new view of the moon’s far side, via a computer-generated video that shows the phases of the moon as seen from the side facing away from Earth. Read the rest of NASA video sheds light on the dark side of the moon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: computer , dark side of the moon , far side of the moon , graphics , Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter , nasa , phases , science , space , Technology , Video

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launches campaign to save monarch butterflies

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Spurred into action by monarch butterflies ‘ declining numbers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  launched a campaign yesterday to save these iconic, endangered insects . Monarch numbers have decreased by 90 percent over the past two decades, due to pesticide and herbicide use in agricultural practices, as well as loss of wintering habitats in California and Mexico. This initiative is a desperate attempt to restore pollinator habitat and health: without pollinators , crops don’t get fertilized, and that means no food. For anyone. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service launches campaign to save monarch butterflies Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Butterflies , milkweed , MONARCH , Monarch Butterflies , Monarch Joint Venture , Monarch Watch , monarchs , pollinator , pollinators , save the butterflies , U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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