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AstroAlert: The Sun like you’ve never seen it before

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] The image above might look like something you’d want to consult a dermatologist about, but it’s actually the most detailed image of the Sun ever taken. […]

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AstroAlert: Katherine Johnson, NASA mathematician who broke barriers, has died

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Sad news: Pioneering NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson died today at the age of 101. [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Born in West Virginia in 1918, Johnson was fascinated by […]

AstroAlert: New telescope named in honor of astronomer Vera Rubin

[…] for women in science. In her book, Bright Galaxies, Dark Matters, she wrote: “There is no problem in science that can be solved by a man that cannot be solved […]

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AstroAlert: One moon wasn’t enough…

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Astronomers have announced the discovery of a previously unknown moon orbiting the Earth. That’s right, our planet now has two moons. This new one has even been given […]

AstroAlert: NASA remasters the ‘Pale Blue Dot” photo of Earth

Hi everyone, [vcex_spacing size=”10px”] Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the iconic “Pale Blue Dot” photo of Earth. To commemorate it, NASA has remastered the photo using state-of-the-art image processing […]

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