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PARIS (AP) — New results from looking at the split-second after the Big Bang indicate the universe is 80 million years older than previously thought and provide ancient evidence supporting core concepts about the cosmos — how it began, what...
MOSCOW (AP) — With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space rock even bigger than the meteor that exploded like an atom bomb over Russia could drop out of the sky unannounced at any time and wreak havoc on a city. And Hollywood to the contrary, there isn't much the world's...
Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team led by Notre Dame researcher Nicolas Lehner has found massive supplies of fresh gas around modern galaxies. The following news release from Notre Dame was issued Friday afternoon: Galaxies have a voracious...
The Washington PostHow do you watch a meteor shower? 1. Find yourself a clear, dark sky. 2. Find a lawn chair and some friends. Sit. 4. Finally, look up. We get not only fireworks on the Fourth of July but also nature's fireworks in mid-August. You can check out the...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterThis evening people in the Michiana area and around the globe will be able to view an extraordinary solar spectacle: the transit of Venus, as the second planet in our solar system passes directly between the Earth and the sun. CLICK HERE FOR LIVE...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cruise to the moon took 3½ months and covered 2½ million miles — far longer than the direct three-day flight by Apollo astronauts. Over the New Year's weekend, a pair of NASA spacecraft arrived back-to-back at their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years. After hurtling through space for a day and a half, a massive cloud of charged particles is due to arrive early Thursday and...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The last total lunar eclipse of the year is Saturday. And there won't be another one for three years. Viewers in the western half of the United States will have the best views Saturday well before dawn, Pacific and...
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian night owls will be treated to a lunar eclipse, and ash in the atmosphere from a Chilean volcano could turn it blood red. The Sydney Observatory says the eclipse will begin at 3:25 a.m. Thursday (1:25 p.m. EDT, 5:25 p.m. GMT...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Christian astronomer who sued the University of Kentucky for religious discrimination says the perceived divide between faith and science is an "illusion." Martin Gaskell claimed he lost out on a top science job because of...
They traveled more than 200 miles from the San Gabriel Valley to reach one of the darkest corners in Southern California. Three hours before sunset on Saturday, half a dozen amateur astronomers unloaded telescopes onto a concrete platform next to a...
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