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The planet Mercury is about to make its best apparition of the year by Sam Wormley[_2_]
NASA Science News for Feb. 8, 2013 The planet Mercury is about to make its best apparition of the year for backyard sky watchers. Look west at sunset for a...
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February 12th 13 02:58 AM
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CNN: Are asteroids caused by global warming? by Bert[_3_]
On 2/9/2013 (yesterday, Saturday), while talking to Bill Nye, the self-styled "science guy," CNN anchor Deb Feyerick asked if the asteroid scheduled to pass by...
February 11th 13 10:11 AM
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Jupiter's core dissolving??! by Ben[_3_]
Is Jupiter's core dissolving? http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2013/02/jupiters-dissolving-core-sheds-light-on-alien-planets.html
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February 8th 13 04:02 AM
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'Journey to the Far Side of the Sun' (1969) by RichA[_1_]
On Jan 26, 12:09*pm, calvin wrote: On Jan 26, 11:07*am, moviePig wrote:
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February 8th 13 03:54 AM
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Use a radioactive eyepiece! by RichA[_1_]
The Kodak Ektamate and Ektar lenses all use thorium glass. Pretty harmless just sitting around but I wouldn't want to press my eye to one for any length of...
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February 7th 13 10:53 PM
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WATCH: Geomagnetic Storm Category G1 Predicted -- Issue Time: 2013Feb 07 1721 UTC by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Space Weather Message Code: WATA20 Serial Number: 511 Issue Time: 2013 Feb 07 1721 UTC WATCH: Geomagnetic Storm Category G1 Predicted Highest Storm Level...
February 7th 13 05:24 PM
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re- Landmark CAA Decision! by jwarner1
CAA has tentatively approved the actual purchase ( well maybe) of a "working telescope with working drive", for their rolloff observatory at their Pal-Dows...
February 7th 13 07:51 AM
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NASA Science News for Jan. 28, 2013 by Sam Wormley[_2_]
NASA Science News for Jan. 28, 2013 On Feb. 15th an asteroid about half the size of a football field will fly past Earth closer than many man-made...
February 1st 13 03:23 PM
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This is what happens when you let your own space program fall into ruin by RichA[_1_]
You go begging, on hands and knees for an inferior space agency to launch your product. Still think it's cheaper? Instead, NASA is too busy trying to sell...
February 1st 13 03:20 PM
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Quadibloc - 17th Attempt by Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway[_6_]
"Quadibloc" wrote in message ... (begin quote) At the end of Section 3 we find the...
January 31st 13 06:29 AM
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Planetary climate spectrum by oriel36[_2_]
The vocabulary of 'climate change' doesn't really enter the research of an astronomer although it may for modelers interested in scaring the wider population...
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January 29th 13 05:18 PM
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The rotating spaceship paradox. by Hetware
On 1/16/2013 11:56 AM, Lord Androcles, Zeroth Earl of Medway wrote: "Paul B. Andersen" wrote in message ... Maybe off...
January 28th 13 04:31 AM
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Observed retrogrades by oriel36[_2_]
Only with present imaging can this topic be dealt with properly as rightly understood there are two types of retrogrades which distinguish the motion of the...
January 27th 13 01:48 PM
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ASTRO: Palomar 4 by Steve
In case anyone is interested in reading actual astronomy posts, there's a fellow named Rick Johnson in alt.binaries.pictures.astro who regularly posts not...
January 24th 13 01:31 PM
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Why does NASA need an FOI request page? by RichA[_4_]
Don't people trust the global warming minions? http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/FOIA/agency/ --- news://freenews.netfront.net/ - complaints:...
January 24th 13 05:37 AM
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Mining asteroids. Ridiculous by RichA[_1_]
How, pray tell, with cruddy chemical rockets, could they possibly entertain this idea? You might as well try to hack through kimberlite to find diamonds with...
January 23rd 13 11:45 PM
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global warming trend continues by Mike Collins[_4_]
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130115190218.htm 2012 Sustained Long-Term Climate Warming Trend, NASA Finds Jan. 15, 2013 — NASA scientists say...
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January 22nd 13 06:00 PM
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50 Years Ago in Sky and Telescope by Quadibloc
In looking again at the February 2013 Sky and Telescope, on page 9, Lawrence H. Aller is quoted as noting that many optical astronomers were, in 1963,...
January 22nd 13 07:03 AM
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Veins, not Flowers, on Mars by Sam Wormley[_2_]
Veins, not Flowers, on Mars http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/life-unbounded/2013/01/18/veins-not-flowers-on-mars/ ...
January 21st 13 05:27 PM
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Fwd: NO leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2013 by Sam Wormley[_2_]
-------- Original Message -------- Subject: NO leap second will be introduced at the end of June 2013 Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:37:52 -0600 From: Sam Wormley...
January 20th 13 07:40 PM
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