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Hubble Views a Galaxy on Edge

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows an edge-on view of the spiral galaxy NGC 5023. Due to its orientation we cannot appreciate its spiral arms, but we can admire the elegant profile of its disk. 305 more words

Kelli Frias

Year in Space Begins With Soyuz Launch

Media photograph the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft as it launches to the International Space Station with Expedition 43 NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) onboard at 3:42 p.m. 40 more words

Kelli Frias

Boarding the Soyuz Spacecraft on Launch Day

Expedition 43 Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), top, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, center, and Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka of Roscosmos wave farewell as they board the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft ahead of their launch to the International Space Station, Friday, March 27, 2015 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. 110 more words

Kelli Frias

Turnitin - Flawed or not?

Firstly, what is Turnitin?

Turnitin is a plagiarism tool that the US and UK universities use as a way of detecting plagiarism within students work. 457 more words

Soyuz Spacecraft Rolled Out For Launch of One Year Crew

The Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft is seen after having rolled out by train to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station in the Soyuz at 3:42 p.m. 99 more words

Kelli Frias

Check out the 9 newest members of SWC Hall of Fame

The Southwest Conference, defunct since 1996, still lives on with its Hall of Fame.

Next Monday, the SWC will introduce nine new members to the hall. 1,073 more words


My School Has a Water Park. What Does Yours Have?

Contrary to the title of this post, the school that I attend does not have a water park (unless students tubing down a creek counts as a water park). 491 more words