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Escaping To the Stars

This last weekend I had the perfect opportunity to get away and forget about my worries for a while. With the pressures of presentations, evaluations and endless other things beating away at me day after day, I really needed to step away from it all. 638 more words

Supermassive black hole in dense dwarf galaxy discovered

Astronomers from the University of Utah recently found a supermassive black hole in a very small dwarf galaxy, M60-UCD1, one of the smallest galaxies currently known. 61 more words

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Newly found asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday

By Amanda Barnett

CNN

(CNN) — A newly discovered asteroid will pass “very close” to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.

The space rock is estimated to be 60 feet (18 meters) long. 271 more words

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News Ireland daily BLOG by Donie

Friday 22nd August 2014

European Commission supports Ireland’s case for early repayment of IMF loans

  

Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Jyrki Katainen

A top EU official has backed Ireland’s case to repay its costly International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans early. 1,622 more words

Venus & Jupiter Visible In Early Morning Sky

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Here’s another show for stargazers to check out.

This time, it’s Venus and Jupiter that will be the brightest in the sky early Saturday and Sunday morning. 171 more words

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...and explores alien worlds.

Monday, September 22nd, 6 pm

Amherst Brewing Company

Explore Alien Worlds

How do astronomers determine the climate on planets dozens of light years away?

What are these worlds like? 31 more words

StarDate 8/13/2014: Scanning The 'Barcode' Of The Sun

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M.

STARDATE 8/13/2014: Until the middle of the 19th century, the stars were little more than mysterious points of light. 232 more words

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