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Hawaii's Supreme Court Approves Giant Telescope On Sacred Mountain
The court upheld a building permit for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians.
Dream About Leaving Earth With These Photos From The Astronomy Photographer Of The Year Awards
Space looks pretty sweet right about now.
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Weird Goblin Planet Found On The Edge Of Solar System
The dwarf planet is new evidence of the long-sought Planet X.
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Perseid Meteor Shower To Put On Brilliant Show This Weekend
The view is expected to be exceptional this year because the showers coincide with a new moon.
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The Longest Full 'Blood Moon' Of The Century Is Happening This Month
Blood moons have inspired both awe and fear throughout the centuries.
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How Mae Jemison Space Travel History
Mae Jemison joined NASA in 1987, and in 1992 became the first African-American woman to travel to space.
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Breathtaking Photos Show The 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Around The World
This is what happens when there's a "supermoon," a "blue moon" and a total lunar eclipse all at once.
A 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is Going To Light Up The Sky. Here's Where To See It.
NASA is calling it a "lunar trifecta."
Bright Flash And Loud Boom Ignite Meteor Speculation In Great Lakes Region
The National Weather Service in Detroit confirms that the "flash and boom" were not from lightning.
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Stunning Supermoon Kicks Off New Year
On New Year's Day the full moon coincided with its point in orbit closest to Earth, creating a jaw-dropping supermoon.
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Spectacular Supermoon Gets 2018 Off To A Heavenly Start
A breathtaking way to begin the year.
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New Year Kicks Off With Supermoon Lunapalooza
2018's biggest supermoon will be followed at the end of January by a "super blue blood moon."
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Stargazers Rejoice: U.S. Gets Its First International Dark Sky Reserve
The 1,400-square-mile area in central Idaho offers brilliant views of the night sky.
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The 2017 Supermoon Seen From Around The World
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The Last Full Moon Of 2017 Is Going To Be A Supermoon
A fittingly dramatic end to the year.
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In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars
“We’ve heard this thunder before," one scientist said, "but this is the first time we’ve also been able to see the lightning.”
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Hawaii Greenlights Permit For Massive Telescope, Setting Stage For More Protests
Many Native Hawaiians oppose additional construction on Mauna Kea, a mountain which they consider sacred.
The Sun Just Fired Off A Massive Flare, And It’s Headed Toward Earth Right Now
“Strong geomagnetic storm watch” is in effect.
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Amazon Sued For Allegedly Selling Defective Eclipse Glasses
By Tina Bellon, Reuters
Starting on August 10, Amazon began to email customers to issue a recall of potentially hazardous solar eclipse glasses.
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