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CSUN's new celestial astronomy club - Daily Sundial

CSUN's new celestial astronomy club - Daily Sundial | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
The members of the CSUN Astronomy Club share a passion for anything and everything celestial and host numerous activities that engage the whole CSUN community, from movie nights to discussions. “I ...
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I believe we do have a new astronomy club at our school but this article outlines what more schools should get involved with, in my opinion.

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Extreme Storms Erupt on Uranus, Baffling Astronomers - Discovery News

Extreme Storms Erupt on Uranus, Baffling Astronomers - Discovery News | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
Uranus is finally having some summer storms, seven years after the planet reached its closest approach to the sun, leaving scientists wondering why the massive storms are so late.
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An important event that concerns the solar system.

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Astronomy | Telescopes seek out clues of early solar system - Columbus Dispatch

Astronomy | Telescopes seek out clues of early solar system - Columbus Dispatch | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
Imagine that you could view our solar system as it was forming about 4.5 billion years ago. What would you see? The conventional picture is of a swirling cloud of gas and dust that, over time, condensed into the sun and planets.
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An interesting article that has many ties to space science.

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Stories in the sky: Indigenous Astronomy - SBS

Stories in the sky: Indigenous Astronomy - SBS | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
The stars carry great significance to Australia’s Indigenous people.
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Understanding others culture and that cultures relationship with the stars can help us understand our own cultures relation with the universe.

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Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/14/14 — ESO 498-G5 - From Quarks to Quasars

Astronomy Photo of the Day: 11/14/14 — ESO 498-G5 - From Quarks to Quasars | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
Meet ESO 498-G5, a spiral galaxy situated approximately 100 million light-years from Earth in the little-known constellation of Pyxis (the Compass).
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Though photos of close solar systems will not really help in the field of space exploration, they are interesting to look at, and very well may be able to inspire the desire for space travel.

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Meet the Martians

Meet the Martians | Neil Ray | Scoop.it
Thousands of people have applied to go to Mars—and stay. Will any of them get to go?

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The first step into space exploration.

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