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Some of the spectacular images from NASA’s Juno probe mission to Jupiter

Back in 2011, NASA launched an ambitious probe mission to study Jupiter; that extraordinarily massive ball of swirling gases orbiting the sun as the next stop after Mars.It’s so massive, in fact, … Continue Reading Some of the spectacular images from NASA’s Juno probe mission to Jupiter

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iPhone Apps for Naturalists (2016)

Refreshing the List for 2016This is an update of a post that initially appeared in 2014 highlighting iPhone apps for naturalists. Whether you’re a birder, stargazer, or mushroom fanatic (is there a nickname … Continue Reading iPhone Apps for Naturalists (2016)

Space Phenomena: Pulsars

Pulsars are one of my favorite astronomical phenomena.  They are an amazing consequence of some fascinating physics and one possible end-result of the largest known explosions in the universe.  So…what is … Continue Reading Space Phenomena: Pulsars

NASA Reveals Superb Travel Posters for Exoplanets

NASA has taken a delightfully unusual approach to bringing awareness to some of the potentially habitable exoplanets out there among the stars.Under the moniker Exoplanet Travel Bureau, the renowned space … Continue Reading NASA Reveals Superb Travel Posters for Exoplanets

Hubble Space Telescope Team Revisits the ‘Pillars of Creation’ + Images Andromeda at 100 Megapixels

Natural History is a broad field of study that includes not just the study of the physical and biological aspects of Earth, but also of Space. So, in recognition of … Continue Reading Hubble Space Telescope Team Revisits the ‘Pillars of Creation’ + Images Andromeda at 100 Megapixels

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