53 years ago today, America landed a man on the Moon

On July 20, 1969, American astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first human being to set foot on our huge satellite, the Moon.  It was perhaps the most momentous achievement of Humanity, and to this day it has never been duplicated.  I think that every American should give a rousing cheer for America, and its space …

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The multi-billion-dollar Webb Space Telescope, showing us our Universe

Much has been made, in the press, about the huge cost overruns on the Webb Space Telescope project. It's time now to ignore all the cost overruns, and see the result of decades of scientific work by NASA and its private-sector partners.  Today, the first images taken by the Webb telescope in its orbit around …

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Your fun science story for the week-Head of Hercules Found in ancient shipwreck

I found this original story at the Daily Wire, about how divers exploring a Roman-era shipwreck near the Greek island of Antikythera, found the missing piece of a statue, where the body was recovered about 100 years ago!  Here's a picture of the body of the statue, which resides in the Greek Archaeological Museum. I …

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