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On the evening of July 7th storms over Missouri produced lighting sprites that were picked up by the MeteorCam. Lightning [...]
Tue, Jul 08, 2014 3:14:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
There are three planets visible in the evening sky this June.   The brightest of the three is Jupiter.   [...]
Fri, Jun 06, 2014 7:27:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The annual eta Aquarid Meteor Shower peaks in the pre-dawn skies of May 6th.   This shower favors the southern [...]
Mon, May 05, 2014 3:43:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Disputes in astronomy don't exist only in ancient history. [...]
Mon, Jul 28, 2014 6:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Observations reveal that Centaurus A's halo spreads far further into space than expected. [...]
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 12:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The Sun is the closest star to Earth, about 93 million miles away. The Sun’s nearest neighbor, Alpha Centauri, is actually [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 4:38:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Artist's rendering of a black hole.NASA/JPL-Caltech Because black holes severely warp the fabric of spacetime, they have a curious effect [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 4:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Spacecraft and rocket development is on pace this summer for NASA's aerospace industry partners for the agency's Commercial Crew Program [...]
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 4:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
 
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