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Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: How Did Earth Get Its Moon?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science

We owe a lot to the moon. It helps regulate our seasons, controls our ocean tides, and gives us 24-hour days. Without the moon, our days would last...

Wait, Can Someone Own The Moon?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.04.2014 | Science

Will someone own the moon one day? It may seem like a pretty important question, but no one seems to have the answer. For now, no one has legal own...

EXPLAINED: Why This Full Moon Is Year's Tiniest

Starry Night Education | Geoff Gaherty | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

The smallest full moon of 2014 rises in the night sky tonight (Jan. 15), and there's some interesting science behind the lunar sight. Two years ago,...

WATCH: Is THIS How Earth Would Look To Alien Spacecraft?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.13.2013 | Science

Ever wonder how Earth might look to an approaching alien spacecraft? Our planet and moon might look a little something like what you see in the YouTub...

Earth Usually Has Second Tiny, Temporary 'Moon'

Posted 12.28.2011 | Science

By John Matson (Click here for original article.) The moon has been with us for billions of years, almost since the formation of Earth. From then ...

LOOK: NASA Snaps Rare Picture Of Earth, Moon

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

(AP/Huffington Post) PASADENA, Calif. -- Earth, say cheese. A NASA spacecraft cruising toward Jupiter glanced back and snapped a rare picture of Earth...

Earth May Have Had 2 Moons?!?

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — In a spectacle that might have beguiled poets, lovers and songwriters if only they had been around to see it, Earth once had two moons,...