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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Occultation of Mars

The Moon passed in front of the planet Mars on Feb. 18, and the view from Tucson was spectacular in a dark pre-dawn sky. This image shows Mars emerging...

Spooky Exoplanets

Just in time for Halloween, NASA has released a Galaxy of Horrors exoplanet campaign, featuring vintage-style scary posters. One poster features the film Zombie Worlds, presented by “Planets Caught in...

Centre for Astrophysics established at Univ. of Waterloo

Astrophysicists can mostly agree that something called dark energy is expanding our Universe at an accelerating rate. That discovery was groundbreaking, but that’s only half the puzzle. Two of...

Convergence Conference at Arcosanti

The annual Convergence Conference & Festival will be held at Arcosanti, north of Phoenix, from Oct. 11-13. As the conference website states, "At the core of the Convergence is...
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