Tag: Astronomy

Mystery Hole found on Mars
Mystery Hole found on Mars

A weird hole on Mars has been discovered — the 35 meter opening is very strange and there doesn’t appear to be a logical explanation. The hole in the middle of a depression (crater) appears to have a opening (cave) about 20 meters deep.

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Video: Meteor seen across Britain, 3rd March 2012
Video: Meteor seen across Britain, 3rd March 2012

A huge meteor was seen across most of Britain last night (Saturday 3rd March 2012) and sparked concerns that a plane had crashed…

We had a report last night saving a strange light had been seen over Stockport: “just seen what i first thought was a comet across the sky over stockport. i was on the porch when i saw this circular object traveling at a amazing rate of knots from north to south”…

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Stephen Hawking at 70
Stephen Hawking at 70

Amazing, the theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking turns 70 this weekend (Sunday 8th January), famous for writing the bestseller A Brief History of Time and numerous other books, including his latest The Grand Design. Below are a couple of short videos, one about M-theory and why such a theory would make God Unnecessary, and […]

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Video: Suspected meteorite filmed over Peru
Video: Suspected meteorite filmed over Peru

Interesting video of what looks like a meteorite, filmed over the ancient city of Cusco, Peru.

Residents were surprised to see the object shooting across the horizon around 2 pm. (local time) on Thursday 25th August 2011.

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Video: Massive Solar Eruption 7th June 2011
Video: Massive Solar Eruption 7th June 2011

Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has captured a massive eruption on the Sun. The event took place early Tuesday morning (7th June 2011) and sparked all sorts of fears from the end of the world to concerns the solar flare may cause disruption to communication systems around the globe, although the angle of the eruption probably means effects on Earth will probably be small.

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Huh! UFO battles captured on video?
Huh! UFO battles captured on video?

Not sure there are UFO battles taking place above our heads, but I’m also not sure that the lights and objects being videoed are simply bats, birds or satellites!

A San Diego-based UFO researcher named Ed Grimsley captured what one writer called “multiple unidentified flying objects” that were “saucer-shaped appeared to hover in the sky and change direction before moving out of sight.

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Video: Mongolian UFO or just the Moon?
Video: Mongolian UFO or just the Moon?

Rather Amusing footage of Pyramid UFO over Mongolian Airport, filmed around the 1st March 2011… Or is it?

Suspect it’s just the Moon… or could it be a UFO disguised as the Moon?

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Mars500 Crew Walk on Mars!
Mars500 Crew Walk on Mars!

Th Mars500 simulated mission went into orbit around Mars last month, and now, two of the crew have descended to the Martian surface to begin further tests… when I say Martian surface, I really mean a sandpit at a Moscow institute!

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Video: Two UFOs filmed over Melbourne Australia 9th Feb 2011
Video: Two UFOs filmed over Melbourne Australia 9th Feb 2011

Interesting footage of two lights/orbs filmed on the 9th February over Melbourne Australia.

They appear to flash/communicate too each other before moving ut of sight behind some trees.

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Strange Light filmed over Kazakstan Jan 28th
Strange Light filmed over Kazakstan Jan 28th

This strange light (UFO) was filmed over Pavlodar Kazakhstan, January 28, 2011, and according to the witness, it happens twice a month!

Solved, this is probably a Russian Soyuz booster that was also launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 8:31 p.m. EST (0131 GMT) on the 28th Jan 2011.

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Mars500 simulated mission reaches Red Planet!
Mars500 simulated mission reaches Red Planet!

The crew of the Mars500 simulated mission to the Red Planet have “gone into orbit” at their destination.

Three of the group will now “descend” to the planet, wear real spacesuits, and walk on the “surface” of Mars.

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Space Shuttle Discovery prepares for final flight
Space Shuttle Discovery prepares for final flight

The Space Shuttle Discovery has made its final 5.4km (3.4-mile) crawl to the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad and is now being made-ready for its final flight, which is currently scheduled to begin on 24 February.

During Discovery’s final spaceflight, the crew members will take important spare parts to the International Space Station along with the Express Logistics Carrier-4.

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Video: Carl Sagan on alien civilisations
Video: Carl Sagan on alien civilisations

Patrick Moore discusses the search for life with the famous US astronomer Dr Carl Sagan – filmed in 1974. Source: BBC / The Sky at Night.

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Eclipse that Eclipsed all Eclipses!
Eclipse that Eclipsed all Eclipses!

People in Asia have seen the longest total solar eclipse this century, with large areas of India and China plunged into darkness. Amateur stargazers and scientists travelled far to see the eclipse, which lasted six minutes and 39 seconds at its maximum point. The eclipse could first be seen early on Wednesday in eastern India. […]

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Uranium found on Moon!
Uranium found on Moon!

A team of scientists has found the first conclusive signature for the presence of uranium on the lunar surface, an element not seen in previous Moon-mapping efforts. The uranium signatures were detected by Robert C Reedy, a senior scientist at the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, who is mapping the Moon’s surface elements using data gathered […]

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Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from April 2009
Cryptoworld’s 10 Hottest stories from April 2009

1) Archaeological discovery enormous foot-shaped enclosures in Jordan “The ‘foot’ structures that we found in the Jordan valley are the first sites that the People of Israel built upon entering Canaan and they testify to the biblical concept of ownership of the land with the foot,” said archaeologist Prof. Adam Zertal. On the eve of […]

Collection of NASA Anomalies – aka UFOs
Collection of NASA Anomalies – aka UFOs

This is a great compilation of NASA footage showing unknown objects. Some just happen to pass by the field of view, while others appear to be purposly tracked and discussed by NASA. What are they? Does NASA know? The answer is probably yes. Are they extraterrestrial? Maybe a few, but I suspect the majority are […]

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Cryptoworld’s Hot 10 from March 2009
Cryptoworld’s Hot 10 from March 2009

1) O’Hare UFO video surfaces – is it real? After two years, a video has surfaced and is claimed to be the actual UFO from O’Hare! Watch the Video here >>> 2) Another UFO filmed by NASA? More and more strange objects are being seen in the video footage of NASA missions. Watch the NASA […]

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UFO filmed Near Asteroid 2009-DD-45
UFO filmed Near Asteroid 2009-DD-45

Another YouTube Video that doesn’t have a decent description. Apparently it was filmed by Lunar Explorer Italia. Something does appear to be moving across the field of vision – but what is it? As always, you thoughts and/or suggestions are more than welcome – in fact I dare you to make a comment!

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Nasa’s Space Probe prepares to explore Earth’s deepest sinkhole
Nasa’s Space Probe prepares to explore Earth’s deepest sinkhole

Scientists return this week to the world’s deepest known sinkhole, Cenote Zacatn in Mexico, to resume tests of a NASA-funded robot called DEPTHX, designed to survey and explore for life in one of Earth’s most extreme regions and potentially in outer space. If all goes well with this second round of testing and exploration, the […]

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