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June 28, 2005

The Illusion of a Big Moon

During Summers months the moon often looks bigger even though the size of the image remains the same:When you look at the moon, rays of moonlight converge and form an image about 0.15 mm wide in the back of your... ... more

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June 13, 2005

After 2,000 Years, a Seed From Ancient Judea Sprouts

In an interesting study, a 2,000 year-old date palm seed was germinated by Israeli doctors and scientists:The seed, nicknamed Methuselah, was taken from an excavation at Masada, the cliff fortress where, in A.D. 73, 960 Jewish zealots died by their... ... more

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