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Last week, NASA astronomers monitoring the Moon saw an explosion larger than anything they've seen before .
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The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority.
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If so why is it so rarely referred to as such? For example, in that illustration would it not be proper to label "Our sun" as "Sol"? Just one of those trivial things that occupy my limited and shrinking gray matter.
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This diagram lines up planets recently discovered by Kepler in terms of their sizes, compared to Earth.
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For the first time since Cold War days, the United States and its allies have been threatened with nuclear attack.
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The Lake County Astronomical Society will provide powerful telescopes to view images of the moon on Monday, May 20, from 7-9 p.m. in front of the Ela Area Public Library.
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In the next 200 years, an asteroid will never come this close to earth as much as it is going to on May 31, 2013 at 4:59pm Eastern time.
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Many adults remember when it was exciting to hear about a man landing on the moon .
Don Cohen: In an article on the NuSTAR launch delay in the fall 2012 issue of ASK, I wrote, "NuSTAR, the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, contains the first focusing telescopes designed to look at high-energy X-ray radiation." Soon after that issue was sent out, complaints began to arrive: What about the balloon missions with focusing X-ray ... (more)
This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of Comet ISON was taken on April 10, 2013, when the comet was slightly closer than Jupiter's orbit at a distance of 386 million miles from the sun .
A meteoroid struck the surface of the moon recently, causing an explosion that was visible on Earth without the aid of a telescope, NASA reported Friday.
Chaos theory deals with the description of motion which cannot be predicted in the long term although produced by deterministic system, as well exemplified by meteorological phenomena.
Elizabeth Sudduth talked about the Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy, a collection of historic astronomy books, documents and telescopes donated to the South Carolina State Museum and the Thomas Cooper Library .. Read More Elizabeth Sudduth talked about the Robert B. Ariail Collection of Historical Astronomy, a collection of ... (more)
The Longway Planetarium is holding a lecture on the Hubble Telescope May 23 titled, "There and Back Again: An Astronomer's Tale." Guest lecturer Dr.
Exchange of electromagnetic energy is fairly well understood. The force carrier, the photon , is readily detectable and manipulated, making the physics of electromagnetic radiation easy to study.
The Royal Astronomical Society has appointed a University of Leicester space scientist as its next President, one of the most prestigious roles in astronomy.
Scientists have been mourning the news that NASA's prolific planet-hunting Kepler Space Telescope may have to cease its search for good.