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The September 2018 full moon is coming this week. Here's when to see the harvest moon.

The September 2018 full moon is coming this week. Here's when to see the harvest moon.

september-full-moon-harvest-moon-2018.JPG The full moon of September 2018, known as the “harvest moon,” will be shining in the night sky on Monday, Sept. 24, but will be nearly full on Sunday, Sept. 23. (Shutterstock) By Len Melisurgo | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The September 2018 full moon, commonly known by the nickname “harvest moon” because […]

Seasonal plague kills two more in Madagascar

Seasonal plague kills two more in Madagascar

Madagascar’s seasonal outbreak of pneumonic plague has killed two more people, taking the death toll to four, the health ministry said on Saturday. The latest fatalities were “couple in their 40s, who died on September 18” in the central city of Miarinarivo. Sixteen cases of suspected plague have been identified between August 1 and […]

Sky Watch: Pull an 'all-nighter' with the harvest moon this week

Sky Watch: Pull an 'all-nighter' with the harvest moon this week

Sadly, we say goodbye to summer this weekend with the autumnal equinox at 8:54 p.m. Saturday night. Even though both the Northern and Southern hemispheres of the Earth receive equal amounts of the sun’s light, you don’t have a better chance of balancing an egg on its end on this day than you do any […]

Considering an early flu shot? Maybe not

Considering an early flu shot? Maybe not

Considering an early flu shot? Maybe not  Minneapolis Star Tribune Last year the flu was deadly. Here’s how you can fight it now  Medical Xpress CDC urges flu shot before Halloween  WRCB-TV Full coverage Source link

NASA sent a balloon to observe 'electric' blue clouds, and they sure are pretty

NASA sent a balloon to observe 'electric' blue clouds, and they sure are pretty

We’re used to NASA dropping gorgeous photos of far-off objects in space, but its most recent observations are much closer to home. In a new post on its website, NASA reveals the results of a mission that was conducted in early July of this year which saw a large balloon soar 50 miles into the […]

Puppies, What Did You Do Now? Antibiotic Resistant Infections In 118 People

Puppies, What Did You Do Now? Antibiotic Resistant Infections In 118 People

Have puppies caused a bucket of trouble? (Photo: Getty Images) How can those so cute cause so much diarrhea? It’s campy. Not campy as in “ha, ha,” but campy as in the nickname for Campylobacter jejuni, a bacteria that each year in the United States alone causes approximately 1.3 million diarrheal illnesses, according to the U.S. […]

Former astronaut visits A&M

Former astronaut visits A&M

Rudder Auditorium filled with students and families eager to hear the story of an astronaut’s journey to the moon and to celebrate the scientific achievements of two Texas A&M students. On Thursday, Charles Moss “Charlie” Duke Jr., an astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot, visited A&M to share his story of becoming […]

New Research Challenges Myers-Briggs Personality Types With 4 New Personality Groupings

New Research Challenges Myers-Briggs Personality Types With 4 New Personality Groupings

A group of friends hanging out. A group of researchers identified four distinct personality types from over 1.5 million volunteers who took online quizzes in a major new study. The four personality types include average, reserved, role-model, and self-centered.   ( Pixabay ) A major new study involving 1.5 million volunteers from around the world […]

NASA's Parker Solar Probe sends back first images

NASA's Parker Solar Probe sends back first images

By: IANS | Washington | Published: September 20, 2018 5:14:54 pm The Parker Solar Probe’s first close approach to the Sun will be in November. (Image: NASA) Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four instrument […]

4 little girls celebrate beating cancer by remaking the photo they took while in treatment

4 little girls celebrate beating cancer by remaking the photo they took while in treatment

What a difference two years can make. For four little girls, two years brought them friendship, health, and hair, and all of that is evident in sweet before-and-after photos shared by the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. McKinley, Chloe, Ava, and Lauren were all diagnosed with cancer and were being treated […]