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NASA Pays Tribute To Female Heroes With Awesome Lego Sets

Struggling for Christmas gift ideas for space fans? How about NASA inspired Lego creations celebrating the female heroes of NASA?

Nancy G. Roman, … 318 more words

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Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1

Lego has a new set that originated by a member of its Lego Ideas fan-sourced creation platform: The Women of NASA, a package that includes NASA pioneers Nancy Grace Roman, Margeret Hamilton, Sally Ride and Mae Jamison, as well as a space shuttle model, the Hubble telescope and display stands for all. 265 more words

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Neutron stars collide...

Following on from the amazing observation of the collision of two neutron stars #ligo , maybe it is time to think about another space themed Drillwork to follow on from Monocerotis light echo v838… 8 more words

Messier 81 (M81) Bode’s Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, GALEX Space Telescope & Spitzer Space Telescope. CLICK image for larger view and look below for information and related links. 589 more words

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13 September 1773, The WHIRLPOOL GALAXY was discovered by CHARLES MESSIER.

Credits: NASA / Hubble

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Invisible Light Yields Visible Results


(Figure from NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Simulator)

When we think about light, we often think about the light we can see. However, the light our eyes can detect is only a fraction of the entire electromagnetic spectrum. 635 more words

WOAE045 Astronomer Benjamin Pope

Often the first question people ask astronomer Ben Pope is whether Pluto should be a planet. Ben shares his thoughts on this and how it relates to different approaches to astronomy. 58 more words

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