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Gart Westerhout, an internationally known radio astronomer who established the astronomy department at the University of Maryland, College Park and was scientific director at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, died Sunday of congestive heart...
As the avuncular host of "NOVA ScienceNOW" on PBS, Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of the few astrophysicists who is recognized outside of scientific circles. It's no accident that he has made so many appearances on "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report."...
The exchange was simple and sweet: free “planetary” baked goods — asteroid Rice Krispie treats, deep space cupcakes — for a few signatures. As some of the thousands of visitors to Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Saturday open house...
THE OCTOBER SKY As the weather gets colder many of us will lament the passing of the long summer days, but not all is lost. With shorter stretches of daylight comes more opportunity for the observation of dark, starlit skies. A few bright stars...
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With budget cuts looming and no clear flagship mission on the horizon, the Mars program has been looking to rechart its course in the coming years. Sending a spacecraft to the Red Planet to return a sample of rock may be the way to go, according to a...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars. Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and enter a new realm of space — the first time a manmade...
Clark County Public LibraryThe title of this article is taken verbatim from a story by Thomas Elway in the May, 1930 edition of Popular Science magazine. (Here’s the web address if you’d like to look it up: http://www.popsci.com/archive-viewer?id=OigDAAAAMBAJ&pg=56) In...
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Ernie Seiler made one promise to the bikers, joggers and dog-walkers craning their necks to see his crew on the Chandler Bikeway Monday night. “Give me 30 seconds and I’ll give you the universe,” he tells them. He points them left,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have found a cosmic supermom. It's a galaxy that gives births to more stars in a day than ours does in a year. Astronomers used NASA's Chandra X-Ray telescope to spot this distant gigantic galaxy creating about 740...
email@example.comThe Curiosity rover that landed on Mars at 1:32 a.m. Monday has the potential to provide information on whether life existed on the planet and how humans would fare there, said amateur astronomer Steve Berte, chairman of the TriState Astronomers club....
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The Washington PostHow do you watch a meteor shower? 1. Find yourself a clear, dark sky. 2. Find a lawn chair and some friends. Sit. 4. Finally, look up. We get not only fireworks on the Fourth of July but also nature's fireworks in mid-August. You can check out the...
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