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WTOP space correspondent Greg Redfern
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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.
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.
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.
A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded with the power of an atomic bomb in Russia exactly one year ago.
A comprehensive list of space- and astrology-related sites and clubs in the area.
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Fire and ice captured the attention of the worldwide astronomical community in the past 24 hours.
After 957 days of hibernation, the Rosetta spacecraft woke up, aligned itself with the sun and called home.
The European Space Agency, NASA and countless people who follow space missions are holding their collective breath for the biggest wake-up call in the solar system.
"The King of the Planets," Jupiter will be visible as the sunsets Sunday and will dominate the night sky for months to come. Meanwhile, here on Earth, professional astronomers will descend upon National Harbor this week.
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