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Mercury and Venus will be close to one another in the early morning skies over the next few days.
Are we alone? July 2 is World UFO Day and seeks to answer that question as people gather together to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects.
The annual Astronomy Festival on the National Mall begins at 6 p.m. tonight.
A rare meteor shower will brighten the night skies above the metro area Saturday. Learn more about where these meteorites came from and the best viewing times.
Just make sure you have the right view.
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.
WTOP space correspondent Greg Redfern
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.
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