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See how the hunter's full moon shines bright tonight

The full moon of October, known as the Hunter's Moon, will rise tonight (October 13) and peak at 17:08. ET. The Hunter's Moon, which is the full moon after Harvest Moon and closest to the fall equinox, is the best time for deers and other animals to hunt, according to Farmer's Almanac. Leaves have fallen on northern sites, deer fattened, …

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Samsonov shines: Caps beat Islanders 2-1

The Capitals met their opponents of the Metro Division, the New York Islanders, in the opening game of the Isles. Would the caps and their netminder rookie spoil the festivities? Jakub Vrana, the overtime hero on Wednesday, was the first to dent the string in this festival. Devon Toews "scored" by passing the puck to three different capital skates. TJ …

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Bat signal shines in Brooklyn as Gotham celebrates Batman Day

He's been protecting Gotham for 80 years – and on Saturday night, Gotham said thank you. Hundreds gathered in Brooklyn to see a huge bat signal at Williamsburg's Domino Sugar Refinery, reminiscent of eight decades of the Caped Crusader. People flocked to Domino Park on the waterfront to celebrate Batman Day and personally shake the hand of their brave hero …

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The moon shines brighter than the sun … in gamma rays

The moon in gamma rays Image: NASA / DOE / Fermi LAT Collaboration The moon is brighter than the sun when you measure it in gamma rays. Sorta. NASA published this interesting factoid in a press release last week while sponsoring research by physicists Mario Nicola Mazziotta and Francesco Loparco of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics in Italy, who …

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Why the moon shines brighter than the sun in these new NASA images

NASA / DOE / Fermi LAT Collaboration on CNN The gamma rays of the Moon shine brightly, as in these images of the NASA Fermi telescope to see. Brighter colors indicate a larger number of gamma rays. This sequence shows how more months of exposure improved the view. NASA / DOE / Fermi LAT Collaboration on CNN The gamma rays …

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