Archive for February, 2010

Space and a love story from Radiolab 2006/05/12

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Space
In the 60’s, space exploration was an American obsession. But the growing reality of space has turned the romance to cynicism. We chart the path from then to now. We begin with Ann Druyan, widow of Carl Sagan, with a story about the Voyager expedition, true love, and golden record that travels through space. For a dose of reality, astrophysicist Neil de Grasse Tyson explains the Coepernican Principle and just how insignificant we are.

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BIG NEW SUNSPOT:#1045

Monday, February 8th, 2010
Sun Spot #1045

Image from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)

Updated the February 2010 Calendar for Astronomical Events.

Monday, February 8th, 2010

We have updated the February 2010 Calendar for Astronomical Events.
Should also have the news letter out in the next few days, for February 2010 to.

Pluto, Former Planet, Ready for Its Close-Up – AOL News

Friday, February 5th, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Pluto, Former Planet, Ready for Its Close-Up – AOL News

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Pluto, Former Planet, Ready for Its Close-Up – AOL News

Friday, February 5th, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Pluto, Former Planet, Ready for Its Close-Up – AOL News

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Suspected Asteroid Collision Leaves Odd X-Pattern of Trailing Debris

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Suspected Asteroid Collision Leaves Odd X-Pattern of Trailing Debris.