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We Are Stardust

You are a child of the universe.  No less than the trees and the stars, you have a right to be here.  And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. 454 more words

What have they done with the sun

Really! This is ridiculous. They promised sun today, but we woke up to frantic snow showers, then drizzle, then just more grey. I am wildly optimistic for tomorrow, because I need to believe that there will be sun there at least for awhile. 207 more words


Have Yourself a Merry Little Meteor

“The Geminids are expected to peak just before dawn on Dec. 14, with a predicted peak rate of 100 to 120 meteors per hour,” reports NASA.  219 more words

Physics In The News

Geminid Meteor Showers

Tonight will be the start of the Geminid Meteor Showers and if your skies are clear, you’ll be able to get a good look at them. 66 more words


2014 Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Dec. 13 to 14

EarthSky reports

The peak night of the 2014 Geminid meteor shower will probably occur on the night of December 13 morning of December 14. The night before December 12-13 may offer a decent sprinkling of meteors as well.

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The Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Early Next Week

You don`t have to be a meteorologist to enjoy a good meteor shower, but you will need dark skies and patience for November`s Leonid shower. This year`s viewing window promises to be nearly ideal, as a slight crescent Moon will still be below the horizon. 210 more words

Solar System

Of Dogs and Shooting Stars

There are several meteor showers that can be seen in mid-February: Alpha Hydrids, Alpha Carinids, Delta Velids, Alpha Centaurids, Omicron Centaurids, Theta Centaurids, February Leonids, and Deltlta Leonids. 517 more words