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Watch Tonight's Near-Earth Asteroid

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 9:29am

Astronomers are predicting that the 2012 LZ1 asteroid will be visible tonight. If you lack the proper fancy equipment for such an adventure, you can also watch it online with SLOOH Space Camera. The site has a handy...

2005, then-new moons Nix and Hydra are the dots on the right. Credit: NASA, ESA, H. Weaver (JHU/APL), A. Stern (SwRI), HST Pluto

Vote to Name Pluto’s Moons

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 5:29am

The SETI Institute has provided educators with a way to engage the Common Core's integrated subjects approach and multimedia in the classroom. They recently discovered two more “tiny” moons orbiting Pluto, now a “dwarf...

With Solar Walk 3D, you can travel through time to see how the planets revolve around the sun.

Spaced Out with Solar Walk 3D

Carl Zornes - Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 6:58am

So while Jeremiah has been pumping out posts, I've been procrastinating kind of spaced out... with Solar Walk 3D! It's been a while since I attended high school, but I do remember learning about our solar system. The...

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