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2015/05/24 16:29
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Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by learning about The Summer Triangle: The Gateway to the Milky Way, followed by a visit to view the night sky through...
2015/05/24 16:29
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2015/05/24 09:03
2015/05/24 09:03
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Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 trillion suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to...
2015/05/24 07:56
2015/05/24 07:56
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In June, the nights are the shortest of the entire year, just nine hours and 43 minutes long. The sun is the highest in the Northern Hemisphere sky on June 21 at 10:38 a.m. MDT, when the June solstice...
2015/05/24 04:03
2015/05/24 04:03
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Pardon me while I say something that might not be entirely popular: Software updates are pretty awesome. Maybe not so much for game consoles, but, I digress because the Curiosity rover recently...
2015/05/24 00:42
2015/05/24 00:42
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Physicists Stephen Barr and Dermott Mullan recount the life and work of Giuseppe Piazzi (1746-1826), the Catholic priest and astronomer who discovered the dwarf planet Ceres in the early 19th century....
2015/05/23 16:48
2015/05/23 16:48
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Scientists have observed odd features present in a supermassive star in our galaxy that they have somewhat appropriately dubbed Nasty 1. It was in fact first clocked decades ago, when astroboffins...
2015/05/23 16:31
2015/05/23 16:31
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Hubble Revisits Tangled NGC 6240 Not all galaxies are neatly shaped, as this new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 6240 clearly demonstrates. Hubble previously released an image of this...
2015/05/23 14:42
2015/05/23 14:42
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... the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson” by CAP Saucier c.2015, Prometheus Books $14.99 / $16.00 Canada 177 pages Nighttime is absolutely your favorite time. Some people choose to hang out...
2015/05/23 14:03
2015/05/23 14:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Enjoy kid-friendly events on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend by getting outdoors during the day or night. And don't forget, the City Parks Department and Gateway National...
2015/05/23 09:20
2015/05/23 09:20
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The Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area will hold two astronomy programs today. A solar viewing is set for 3 p.m. A night skies program is set for 9 p.m. The events are free to the...
2015/05/23 05:03
2015/05/23 05:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It's the unofficial start of the summer and S.I.'s official "punk dive bar" is serving live music with a side of grilled eats in its backyard (weather permitting). Mother Pug's...
2015/05/23 03:08
2015/05/23 03:08
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What's This?A simulation image shows a Type Ia supernova (in brown). The explosion ejects material at a velocity of approximately 10,000 kilometers per second (6,200 miles per second), slamming into...
2015/05/23 00:49
2015/05/23 00:49
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Ebooks: Alice in Wonderland gets mixed digital treatment Revisions of Lewis Carroll’s novel offer visual enhancements and a Manhattan setting 'The Queen has come! And isn't she angry.', illustration...
2015/05/22 22:45
2015/05/22 22:45
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This image shows the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy in infrared light as seen by the Herschel Space Observatory, a European Space Agency-led mission with important NASA contributions, and NASA's...
2015/05/22 21:38
2015/05/22 21:38
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Peregrine falcon nest discovered at Tallulah Gorge TALLULAH GORGE, Ga. — Tallulah Gorge State Park recently got some unexpected avian news. Wildlife biologist Nathan Klaus confirmed that a...
2015/05/22 16:37
2015/05/22 16:37
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The most famous of the ringed planets is in opposition on the night of May 22 and that gives you clearest chance of getting a look this gas giant, although you will need a Telescope if you want to see...
2015/05/22 16:30
2015/05/22 16:30
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Saturn will be extra bright and easy to spot tonight. As the sun sets, the ringed, gas planet will rise directly opposite in the eastern sky and shine all night long. The celestial event, known as...
2015/05/22 14:39
2015/05/22 14:39
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... November we discovered that a small laser used to focus the ChemCam Telescope on its targets had failed" said Roger Wiens, instrument lead at Los Alamos. "Without this laser rangefinder, the...
2015/05/22 13:42
2015/05/22 13:42
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In Ukraine, whose tumultuous 20th-century history has spilled over into a bloody battle for its 21st-century identity, every picture tells a story. Daisy Sindelar traveled to six Ukrainian cities to...
2015/05/22 13:39
2015/05/22 13:39
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Back in the 19th century Giovanni Schiaparelli peered through his Telescope and spied networks of channels on the planet. The similarity to the watercourses on Earth is striking. Ever since this...
2015/05/24 16:29
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