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Tips for Safe Eclipse Viewing…from Someone Who Learned a Hard Way

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Rod Pyle is a space historian who has worked with NASA during a Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a Johnson Space Center. He has combined 10 books on a story and record of space scrutiny and science, including “Mars: Making Contact” ...

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Look Up! 2017 Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

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Look adult Friday and Saturday nights (Aug. 11 and 12) for this year’s Perseid meteor shower peak. For Northern Hemisphere observers, Aug is customarily regarded as “meteor month,” with one of a best displays of a year reaching a rise nearby ...

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An obscure chaser explains because a singular astronomical eventuality shouldn’t be missed

David Baron has been chasing eclipses for roughly 20 years. His initial sum solar obscure — when a Moon entirely blocks a Sun from sight, branch day into night — was in 1998, in Aruba. The knowledge assured him to ...

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Which dinosaur is a biggest? There’s a new contender — and it’s alarmingly large.

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A reconstructed Patagotitan mayorum, a 70-ton dinosaur detected in Argentina. (Courtesy of José Luis Carballido) Weighing scarcely 70 tons, heavier than 10 adult African elephants, this dinosaur was a largest animal to ever travel on Earth, according to some scientists. ...

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How will your pets conflict to a solar eclipse?

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Prelude to a 2017 Total Solar Eclipse: A Partial Lunar Eclipse Occurs Monday

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Much of a Eastern Hemisphere will be treated to a prejudiced obscure of a moon Monday (Aug. 7) — a preface to a grand philharmonic that awaits North Americans accurately dual weeks later. The lunar obscure will be manifest from ...

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‘My sister says we am an alien’: A 9-year-old relates to be NASA’s heavenly insurance officer

A morning from a vantage indicate of a International Space Station, about 220 miles above Earth’s surface, on Aug. 10, 2015. (Scott Kelly/NASA/AP) When NASA announced final week that it was looking for a new heavenly insurance officer, a space ...

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See a artistic hoary that suggested a colors of a hulk armored nodosaur

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Artist’s delivery of a nodosaur and predators. (Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology) For a biggest animals, bulk is a good defense. Other creatures need tricks, like a snowy cloak of an arctic hare or a hagfish’s choking slime clouds. But elephants ...

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Science-Savvy Grandparents Explain Solar Eclipse in New Children’s Book

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In a children’s book “When a Sun Goes Dark” (NSTA Kids, 2017), 12-year-old Diana and her small brother, Sammy, accommodate adult with their colorfully attired grandparents. When Diana asks them since they are dressed as tourists and since they are ...

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Revealed: a mom (and father) of all flowers

3D indication of a ancestral flower reconstructed by a new study, display both womanlike (carpels) and masculine (stamens) parts, and mixed whorls (concentric cycles) of petal-like organs, in sets of threes. Credit: Hervé Sauquet Jürg Schönenberger. The initial flower to ...

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