Category: To The Geek Life

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Nearby galaxy is hurtling towards Milky Way on collision course which could wipe out life on Earth

A nearby galaxy is on a collision course with the Milky Way (Image: NASA, ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA))

By Sarah Knapton — The Telegraph

A neighboring galaxy is hurtling towards the Milky Way on a collision course which could shift Earth outside the Goldilocks zone, making it too hot or too cold for life, scientists have warned.… Read Full Article

China lunar probe sheds light on the ‘dark’ side of the moon

By KEN MORITSUGU — AP

BEIJING (AP) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a lunar milestone on Thursday: landing a probe on the mysterious and misnamed “dark” side of the moon.

Exploring the cosmos from that far side of the moon, which people can’t see from Earth, could eventually help scientists learn more about the early days of the solar system and maybe even the birth of the universe’s first stars.… Read Full Article

Tornadoes!

Tornados!

These videos will blow you away. 🌪

Posted by Jukin Video Daily on Monday, September 10, 2018
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Bobby Fischer’s 21-move brilliancy

Bobby Fischer creates a chess masterpiece in only 21 moves against Robert Eugene Byrne, an International Master, at the 1963/1964 United States Chess Championship, held in New York. At 20 years young, Grandmaster Robert James Fischer was already among the world’s very best chess players.… Read Full Article