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Full moon in January 2021: When to see the Wolf Moon

The first full moon of the year will light up the night sky on Thursday. The full moon will rise at 2:16 p.m. ET. Yes, that’s right: It rises during the day and can be seen all night around the world, barring clouds or bad weather. Each moon has its own name associated with the…MORE

Global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 100 million

Global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 100 million

The world has now surpassed 100 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It’s a figure that seemed almost unimaginable 12 months ago, when the first case had only just been confirmed on US soil. A year later, the pandemic shows little sign of loosening its stranglehold on billions of people’s everyday lives. Cases continue to…MORE

These 7 Earth-size exoplanets named after beer may be incredibly similar

These 7 Earth-size exoplanets named after beer may be incredibly similar

Just 40 light-years from Earth is a planetary system that has intrigued scientists since its discovery in 2016. While some of the planets in this system will be observed by the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled to launch in October, researchers continue to uncover new details that make TRAPPIST-1 even more distinct. The planets,…MORE

Dogs likely migrated to the Americas with humans over 15,000 years ago, study says

Dogs likely migrated to the Americas with humans over 15,000 years ago, study says

Dogs have been following humans for thousands of years. Archaeological and genetic data has revealed that dogs accompanied humans when they were migrating to the Americas from East Asia, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dogs were likely domesticated over 23,000 years ago in Siberia, said…MORE