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The International Space Station is making several passes over Maryland this week, a handful of which will be visible in the night sky so long as skies stay clear. Some nights the spacecraft will appear brighter than others, and some nights its flyover...
ReutersBy Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - NASA called on backyard astronomers and other citizen-scientists on Tuesday to help track asteroids that could create havoc on Earth. The U.S. space agency has already identified 95 percent of the...
WASHINGTON — Add this to your worry list: Orbiting somewhere near Earth are an estimated 13,000 asteroids big enough to obliterate Orlando and a good chunk of Central Florida — and NASA has no clue as to when, where or whether they might...
Astronomers have put the known universe in a box on your computer screen – the 120 million light-years of it within our grasp, at least. With a mellifluous French-accented narration, some light piano music and sweeping computer animation, the...
Astronomers have discovered a strangely tiny galaxy in the Milky Way’s neighborhood -- one with less than 1,000 stars held together by the smallest dark matter halo ever observed. The galaxy known as Segue 2, described in the Astrophysical...
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email@example.comZombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations. Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies. But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
Scientists have snapped an image of a newly discovered alien world that is just 300 light-years from Earth. The planet, dubbed HD 95086 b, is huge--four to five times the size of Jupiter -- and it makes a wide circle around its young sun, orbiting the...
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They traveled more than 200 miles from the San Gabriel Valley to reach one of the darkest corners in Southern California. Three hours before sunset on Saturday, half a dozen amateur astronomers unloaded high-powered telescopes onto a concrete platform...
Looks can be deceiving, especially when it comes to nebulae. From here on Earth, the well-studied Ring Nebula looks like a fiery, slightly misshapen ring with fuzzy edges and a hole in its center. But using data collected from the Hubble Telescope,...
The Hartford CourantThe same pathway that has put many in the seat of a new car — the lease — is taking off as a financial vehicle for homeowners who don't have tens of thousands of dollars sitting around to buy a rooftop solar-panel system outright. And in...
There she goes again! The same region of the sun that brought you three powerful solar flares in a 24-hour span from Sunday night to Monday evening let loose Tuesday night with another explosive flash of ultraviolet radiation and sent tons of its own...
The sun put on another fireworks display Monday evening, releasing a dramatic flash of ultraviolet radiation and sending solar matter hurtling through space. It was the third major solar flare in 24 hours and the most powerful of 2013. The solar flare...
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