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A 'Candle' in the Solar Wind

Credit: Kjartan Guðmundur Júlíusson
Image Date: September 13, 2018

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*A 'Candle' in the Solar Wind* Credit: Kjartan Guðmundur Júlíusson Image Date: September 13, 2018 + Kjartan Guðmundur Júlíusson + Hjordis Torfa #Earth #Astronomy #Science #Space #Stars #Panorama #Aurora #Borealis #NorthernLights #Iceland #Island #Astrophotography #Art #STEM #Education 

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*Skywatching: What's Up for April 2017 | NASA/JPL* What's up in the night sky this April? Jupiter, king of the planets is visible all night long, and the Lyrids meteor shower peaks on April 22. For more astronomy events near you, visit the Night Sky Network site: https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/ Credit: NASA/JPL Duration: 2 minutes Release Date: March 30, 2017 + Jane Houston Jones + NASA Jet P...

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Bruno Munari, October 24, 1907 / 2018 (image: Catherine Gire, Bruno Munari, 1970)

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Interesting story…but what??? Colombian grad student faces jail for sharing a thesis online Diego Gómez Hoyos, a Colombian biologist studying for a master’s degree in conservation and wildlife management, faces up to 8 years in prison for posting a copy of another scientist’s thesis online. Colombia, like many other countries, grants strong protections to authors. In 2006, its law was ...

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Earth from NASA's Apollo 8: December 24, 1968 
December 24, 1968: This is how the Earth looked as photographed...

*Earth from NASA's Apollo 8: December 24, 1968*  December 24, 1968: This is how the Earth looked as photographed from a point near the Moon by the Apollo 8 astronauts. The Earth fills less than one percent of the frame exposed through an 80mm lens. North is approximately vertical. Kinda lonely, isn't it? Credit: NASA Apollo Archives #NASA #Space #Apollo #Moon #Lunar #Earth #Apollo8 #Astrona...

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Happy Birthday Hubble! | NASA
Today the space telescope turns 27, celebrating years of discoveries and...

*Happy Birthday Hubble! | NASA* *Today the space telescope turns 27, celebrating years of discoveries and exploration* | Image: "With his feet firmly anchored on the shuttle’s robotic arm, astronaut Mike Good maneuvers to retrieve the tool caddy required to repair the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph during the final Hubble servicing mission in May 2009. Periodic upgrades have kept the te...

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Using a lesson idea from an As Physics scheme of work I use sweets to help students get used to using words to describe the properties of materials. The main thing is make sure that there is enough variety in the sweets and to get the students to explain how they know the sweet is tough, stiff, brittle, malleable, ductile, or hard. Use a strawberry lace is a nice alternative to the lesson on s...

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