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It's been a little more than two weeks since New Horizons made its historic flyby of Pluto. Since then, new photos have trickled out to the masses, each one more interesting than the last. The imag...
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Here's the latest on the government shutdown's effects on NASA.
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My latest photo shoot.
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"Science is a perception of the world around us. Science is a place where what you find in nature pleases you." - Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910-1995)

Source: NASA http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chandra/multimedia/dwarf-spiral-collision.html#.UhrnfBJ71hF

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Hobbled Kepler Space Telescope Now On The Hunt For A New Mission

It’s unclear how the Kepler’s space telescope’s science operations will continue, if at all, as NASA weighs what to do with the crippled spacecraft. But the agency says not to count Kepler out yet.

Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/104115/hobbled-kepler-space-telescope-now-on-the-hunt-for-a-new-mission/
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Attention all space lovers: The North Jersey Astronomical Group will host a special viewing of the night sky in Verona Thursday evening. Telescopes will be available for good views of Saturn, as well as double stars, constellations and star clusters. Meet on the front steps of the Verona Public Library at 9 p.m.

I'll be there!
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Looking at an article I wrote for Universe Today over a year ago. Gosh, I miss writing about astronomy. I really need to carve some time to do that more often ...
It has been said that the atmosphere on Titan is so dense that a person could strap a pair of wings on their back and soar through its skies. It’s a pr
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Just messing around and testing out the limits of a point and shoot.
Flora surrounding the Verona Park lake in Essex County, New Jersey.
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"Despite graphic media coverage, American policymakers, journalists and citizens are extremely slow to muster the imagination needed to reckon with evil."
Peter Bergen says Obama has to decide what to do about a rogue regime that is warring on its people, confronting a classic problem that has bedeviled the U.S.
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Check out my blog: Space Oddities - What I didn't learn in science class (www.lilspaceoddities.wordpress.com)