Category: Science

Perseid Meteor Shower August 12

If you never had the chance to see the sky light up at night, here is your chance! The next meteor shower is the Perseids on August 12, 2009. The shower peaks early afternoon on the 12th, so the morning of the 12th (midnight to...

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing No Hoax

In 1969, I was only 7 years old and I remember this historical and monumental day watching the Apollo 11 take off and land on the moon. I could still recall the words that came from Neil Armstrong as he set foot on the moon...

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Asteroid Comes Close to Earth

This feels like something out of a movie, but what’s so bizarre is hearing about it now and not before it passed Earth. The asteroid buzzed by Earth Monday, though only real astronomy geeks in the Pacific would have...

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13,000 Year Old Tools Found

No – they weren’t Sears Craftsman, but just as durable to survive beneath the earth surface for more than 13,000 years. Landscapers were digging a hole for a fish pond in the front yard of a Boulder home last May...

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Comet Lulin Approaches Monday!

Here’s your chance to really wish upon a star. The event starts this Monday! Comet Lulin, photographed here about 100 million miles away, will be passing within 38 million miles of Earth from February 23rd to mid-March,...

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Satellite Debris Falls on Texas

Apparently last weeks satellite collision is now showing up in the Texas sky and on the ground according to reports. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has received a series of reports from law enforcement agencies in...

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Space Collision Unprecedented

When two satellites crashed in space Wednesday, it may have been unprecedented, but it wasn’t exactly unexpected. “We knew this was going to happen eventually and this is it — this was the big one,” said...

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