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Event: Stargazing Nights

Event: Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday January 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 7:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 11:15:55 EST

CERN is Planning to Build a Much Larger Particle Collider. Much, Much, Larger.

Reported by Universe Today

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, wants to build a particle collider that will dwarf the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHC has made important discoveries, and planned upgrades to its power ensures it will keep working on physics prob...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:59:05 +0000

Astronomers Aren’t Pleased About a Russian Plan to Put Billboards in Space

Reported by Universe Today

It was bound to happen. While the rest of us look up at the night sky, and wonder at what we’re seeing, ponder how it all fits together, and strain ourselves trying to understand how our origins are intertwined with all that we see, others don’...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:00:17 +0000

Japan Launches Meteor-Spawning Minisatellite, 6 Other Spacecraft to Orbit

Reported by Space.com

Japan launched seven spacecraft to Earth orbit today (Jan. 17), including a little satellite designed to create dazzling artificial meteor showers....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:05:00 EST

Northern Lights 2019: When, Where & How to See the Aurora Borealis

Reported by Space.com

Where should you go to get the best look at the dancing, dazzling display known as the aurora borealis?...
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:16:00 EST

The Day Edwin Hubble Realized Our Universe Was Expanding

Reported by Space.com

It's the 90th anniversary of Edwin Hubble's discovery....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 04:18:00 EST