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Event: Stargazing Nights

Event: Stargazing Nights

Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events

When: Friday November 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m

Welcome to the Frosty Drew Observatory Stargazing Nights! Tonight we will open the Observatory and Sky Theatre at 6:00 offering fabulous astronomy experiences. Read about it....
  • By: Frosty Drew Nature Center & Observatory Events
  • On: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:41:23 EDT

Stephen Hawking Biography

Reported by Space.com

Cosmologist Stephen Hawking is regarded as a brilliant theoretical physicist. His work on black holes and the big bang are topics of popular books....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:06:00 EST

Clandestine Zuma SpySat’s SpaceX Liftoff Postponed Indefinitely to Resolve Payload Fairing Issue

Reported by Universe Today

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Liftoff of the clandestine spy satellite codenamed ‘Zuma’ on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has been postponed indefinitely to resolve a lingering issue with the testing of a payload fairing for another customer. The post Clande...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 04:59:12 +0000

Planet With Lava Oceans Also has an Atmosphere, Says New Study

Reported by Universe Today

A new study by scientists at NASA JPL has revealed that 55 Cancri e is not a lava planet after all, but actually has a thick, Earth-like atmosphere. The post Planet With Lava Oceans Also has an Atmosphere, Says New Study appeared first on Universe Today. ...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:24:48 +0000

When James Webb Finally Reaches Space, Here’s What it’ll be Hunting

Reported by Universe Today

In a recent announcement, the STScI announced the first targets that the James Webb Space Telescope will be studying once its deployed The post When James Webb Finally Reaches Space, Here’s What it’ll be Hunting appeared first on Universe Today...
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:22:08 +0000

What in the World? Flat-Earthers Gather at First Conference

Reported by Space.com

A conference aimed at disputing the idea that the world is round just wrapped up in North Carolina. Here's what they talked about....
  • By: Space.com
  • On: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:50:00 EST