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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...
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...
Tags: Students, Teaching and Learning, Research, Libraries, Radio
email@example.comAlthough 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...
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Astronomers have put the known universe in a box on your computer screen – the 120 million light-years of it within our grasp, at least. With a mellifluous French-accented narration, some light piano music and sweeping computer animation, the...
Astronomers have discovered a strangely tiny galaxy in the Milky Way’s neighborhood -- one with less than 1,000 stars held together by the smallest dark matter halo ever observed. The galaxy known as Segue 2, described in the Astrophysical...
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firstname.lastname@example.orgZombies. Giant super-storms. Runaway climate change. Alien invasions. Sneak attacks by invading enemy nations. Thrilling stuff of end-of-life-as-we-know-it science fiction books and movies. But as recent news coverage reminds us — Superstorm...
An asteroid nine times the length of the Queen Elizabeth 2 ocean liner is swanning past Earth on Friday, giving astronomers their first chance to study the big rock with big radar telescopes. Called the QE2, the asteroid isn't one of the potentially...
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Scientists have snapped an image of a newly discovered alien world that is just 300 light-years from Earth. The planet, dubbed HD 95086 b, is huge--four to five times the size of Jupiter -- and it makes a wide circle around its young sun, orbiting the...
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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...
Looks can be deceiving, especially when it comes to nebulae. From here on Earth, the well-studied Ring Nebula looks like a fiery, slightly misshapen ring with fuzzy edges and a hole in its center. But using data collected from the Hubble Telescope,...
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