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Watch as Sun Unleashes Enormous Flare that Erupts into Burst of Bright Plasma (Video/Pics)

An intense solar storm erupted from the sun on Friday (May 3) in a dazzling space weather display captured by a NASA spacecraft.

The solar flare erupted from the edge the sun, with NASA’s powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory snapping photos of the sun storm. 811 more words

End Time Prophecy

May 05 - 70 Panopaea

Asteroid 70 Panopaea was the last to be discovered by our old friend Hermann Goldschmidt at his Paris Observatory on May 5th 1861.  It is a large, dark C-type main belt asteroid about 75 miles in diameter. 121 more words

Going On Up There Then

Curiosity's Law of leadership

“Curiosity gives us a leader, Academics gives us an employee”



Venus  our bright queen of the sky, is the second innermost planet our Solar System and although no exact date is known of its discovery one of the earliest records comes from the Babylonian astronomers around 17,000 BC.   634 more words


Science and Change and Soul

Mental Illness has taught me maybe a few things about grander schemes in life. Just a few. Like on my bike ride to Allison this morning and I’ve been mulling it over for a while but never worded it—there is not an end to everything. 462 more words

Mental Illness

From Hubble: "The peculiar asymmetry of NGC 949"


Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble

This image provides the clearest ever view of galaxy NGC 949, which lies over 30 million light-years away in the constellation of Triangulum. 434 more words

Basic Research