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Students are encouraged to take Astronomy class offered next semester

Faculty Profile – Dr. Grant Thompson

Oystein Fjeldberg, Staff Writer

Dr. Grant Thompson teaches the popular astronomy class at Wingate University, where students learn how to tell the time by the phase of the Moon, how stars move across the sky during the year, how our Solar System is held together, and why stars have different colors, along with an introduction to how the Universe works in general. 677 more words

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Studying Jupiter

This is one of the raw images that NASA posted on their Juno Mission page – its a picture of Jupiter’s south pole. I tried to enhance it using Picasa – for a couple of reasons (1) I am not that adept with Photoshop. 368 more words


New Energy

“When, at some point in our lives, we meet a real tragedy — which could happen to any one of us — we can react in two ways.Obviously, we can lose hope, let ourselves slip into discouragement, into alcohol, drugs, and unending sadness.Or else we can wake ourselves up, discover in ourselves an energy that was hidden there, and act with more clarity, more force.”
-The Dalai Lama


Black Hole

Black hole, black hole

Take me away

To a distant place

That is empty and full

Black hole, black hole

Take me away

Swallow me like the stars… 7 more words

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1671: Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn.

We all live in different worlds

​Remember just because you may not believe in them

Does not mean they are not watching you.

The universe is endless, the question is earth all there is? 31 more words

Law Of Attraction