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India Launches Mars Probe Mission

On Nov. 5, the Indian government launched its first mission to the fourth planet from the sun. It hopes to both consolid...

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Observatory Corner: Nov. 13

There’s a change in the weather coming! Next week we are looking at possibly having four clear nights in a row (Monday...

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Yellowstone magma reserve measured 2.5 times previous estimate

At 80 kilometers long and 20 wide, Yellowstone National Park’s magma reserve measures are two and a half times the pre...

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Bacteria develop resistance to antibiotics

One of the greatest medical achievements of all time is considered to be the discovery and isolation of antibiotics. The...

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Observatory Corner: Nov. 8

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather ap...

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Observatory Corner: Nov. 1

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather ap...

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Sleep cleanses the brain of toxins

Sleep is considered a universal need among humans, which has suggested that it serves some kind of vital purpose. That p...

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Observatory Corner: Oct. 25

This week the observatory will be open during clear weather from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The weather lo...

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Colony collapse clue: exhaust confuses honeybees’ sense of smell

It seems that the ongoing phenomenon of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), which has been affecting North America’s honey...

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Report says climate change hurting ocean life

A new report from the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO) warns that human activity is accelerating...