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Comet NEOWISE: How to See It in Night Skies – The New York Times

Enjoy it while you can. The frozen ball of ice won’t return to the inner solar system for 6,800 years.

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Eager sky watchers are turning to the heavens as Comet NEOWISE, one of the brightest comets in a generation, starts climbing ever higher among the evening stars.
A majority of comets fly through the solar system invisible to humans, usually too small and dim to be seen with the naked eye. The last frozen ice ball that gave us a big show was Hale-Bopp, a comet that was visible for nearly 18 months around its closest approach to Earth in 1997.
Officially designated C/2020 F3, Comet NEOWISE was d…

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Water On The Moon: NASA Confirms Water Molecules On Our Neighbor’s Sunny Surface – NPR

The breakthrough suggests that water, vital to life on Earth, could be distributed across more parts of the lunar surface than the ice that has previously been…

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Researchers have detected water molecules in Clavius crater, in the moon’s southern hemisphere. The large crater is visible from Earth.
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NASA has confirmed the presence of water on the moon’s sunlit surface, a breakthrough that suggests the chemical compound that is vital to life on Earth could be distributed across more parts of the lunar surface than the ice that has previously been found in dark and cold areas.
“We don’t know yet if we can use it as a resource,” NASA Administrator…

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Denny’s to offer ‘Blue Moons Over My Hammy’ sandwich made with blue bread on Halloween – Fox News

The best way to celebrate Halloween is with some unnaturally blue food.

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The best way to celebrate Halloween is with some unnaturally dyed food.
This year, Halloween will coincide with a lunar event known as a blue moon (a second full moon in the same month). To celebrate this spooky coincidence, Denny’s has unveiled a special meal that will scare the blue out of diners.
On Oct. 31, Denny’s will serve a special blue-hued version of its popular Moons Over My Hammy sandwich, which will be made with blue sourdough bread sandwiching more recognizable ingredients.
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SpaceX’s estimated valuation climbs to over $100 billion over Starlink’s potential – Teslarati

Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX…

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Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musks private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX hits its stride by winning more government contracts and as its Starlink constellation passes 1,000 satellites, the investment firm has revised its estimated valuation for Musks private space company to over $100 billion. 
Morgan Stanleys estimates were noted in a research note published last Thursday titled SpaceX: Raising Valuation Scenarios…

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