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Be sure to enjoy Astronomy Day

Yeah, there's another one in October, but why wait?

Saturday - 05/10/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: Mars, Space, Astronomy Day

From Mars to the moon, sky watchers are in for a treat

Mars will be close to Earth, and the moon undergoes a total eclipse.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Mars, Red Planet, moon, total eclipse,

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Enjoy a bright view of Mars while you can

Just make sure you have the right view.

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 09:06pm EDT

Tags: Space Place

Scientists find evidence of first tremors of the Big Bang

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics announcement of the first direct evidence of inflation and gravitational waves is monumental in our understanding of the creation of the universe.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 06:56am EDT

Tags: Space Place, big bang

A pair of close calls for Earth this week

WTOP space correspondent Greg Redfern

Thursday - 03/06/2014, 12:41am EST

Tags: Space Place

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NASA and the Oscars

I was launched into the Twitterverse last night during the Oscars and saw 1st hand the power of Social Media. The Oscar show last night was not the best for many reasons BUT Twitter was something to see.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 06:23pm EST

Tags: Space Place, oscars

There's weather in space as well as our skies

With our terrestrial weather (winter) having been such a factor in our daily lives recently here in the DMV, I thought you might find the following of interest. It certainly provides food for thought in a realm you are probably not familiar with - space weather.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 12:52am EST

Tags: Space Place, space weather

Monday's asteroid flyby common, threat real

Earth narrowly missed a collision with an asteroid three times the size of FedEx Field. Although 2 million miles crossed between the fate of humankind and the mass of space rock, the threat from asteroids is real.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:16pm EST

Tags: asteroid, Chelyabinsk, Space Place, Russia, meteor

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Chelyabinsk one year later

A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded with the power of an atomic bomb in Russia exactly one year ago.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 05:38pm EST

Tags: Chelyabinsk, Ed Lu, NASA, tunguska,

Space stuff in the DMV

A comprehensive list of space- and astrology-related sites and clubs in the area.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 11:43am EST

Tags: Space Place,

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