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Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) - With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains region Friday and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread...
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...
Tags: Satellite Technology, NASA, Fiction, Libraries, Arts and Culture
The Winchester SunTwo high school girls from Morehead who have made discoveries in outer space supporting Einstein’s theory of relativity are coming to the Clark County Public Library to talk about their studies. Through a pulsar astronomy class taught by Jennifer...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAlthough the holiday season is still in full effect — the Community Arts Center’s walls are lined with decorated trees and beautiful, seasonal paintings by Eric Johnson — work already has begun on the blockbuster exhibit premiering in...
Tags: Galileo Galilei, Science, Arts, Arts and Culture, Holidays
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...
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...
The sun erupted for the second time in less than 24 hours Monday morning, releasing the most powerful solar flare so far of 2013. Monday's solar flare, which peaked at 9 a.m. Pacific time, came just 14 hours after the second largest solar flare of 2013,...
Tags: NASA, Solar Storms (2012)
Here's a new mystery for space observers: Astronomers have recently discovered a series of hydrogen clouds floating in a starless stretch of space between the Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies. The clouds are enormous, or relatively small, depending...
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Jason Kalirai doesn't just reach for the stars. He pulls them close and studies them — and encourages others to do so, as well. For two years, Kalirai, an award-winning astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, worked...
Tags: NASA, Research, Applied Physics, Space Programs, Science
A geomagnetic storm may be on its way this weekend, and it could be dazzling. Forecasters at NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center say there is a good chance that there will be a geomagnetic storm, or a disturbance in the Earth's magnetic field, this...
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