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...on the Greek gods Hades and Eris with planetary science about Pluto, Eris and other dwarf planets at the edge of the solar system. The upcoming encounter with Pluto by the New Horizon spacecraft will be highlighted. Free. Preceded by the stars...
Confirmed: Jupiter's moon Ganymede has a salty, underground ocean

...crust of the largest moon in our solar system, but they had not been able to...contained a salty body of water."The solar system is now looking like a pretty soggy...Ganymede is the only moon in the solar system that has its own magnetic field...
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In Kake, sun provides light at the end of the tunnel

...worth of energy - enough, along with the 30 percent tax credit he received - to pay for the cost of the system.The solar system has its drawbacks, too."With this system here, I can produce as much energy as I can use in a year. But I produce...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction books for young readers

...through the cold dust, past the planets and out of the solar system to where brown dwarfs, red giants, and star nurseries...more striking illustrations is a diagram showing our solar system collapsed into the Milky Way Galaxy, collapsed into our...
50 random thoughts on a sunny Sunday morning

...accounts for 99.86% of the total mass of the entire Solar System. The rest is Bruce Vilanch.15. Wait, does if you're traveling to the outer reaches of the solar system - no need to pack a clip-on reading lamp.37. I really...
Aurora forecast could be due to solar flip

...field move in a constant fury because the sun is so hot, and the interaction of those particles with others in the solar system leads to auroras, among other things."The sun actually, in a larger scale, behaves like a comet," Smith said...
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4 our generator. Ninety-nine percent of our electrical energy needs have come from our solar system. The initial reason I installed the solar system was to save money and my back.Google Kodiak Electric Association and click on the link...
Solar energy in Southeast: Is it for real, or is it a joke?

...the window, I smile; it is 11:43 a.m. and 203 watts of solar energy is being generated by the unseen sun. Our solar system is working, generating enough energy to power three laptop computers, occasional overhead lights and our energy efficient...
This Day in History

...prison. In 1983, the U.S. space probe "Pioneer Ten," launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system as it crossed the orbit of Neptune. In 1998, civil rights leaders and politicians called for an end to racial violence...
This Day in History

...regulators. In 2005, A NASA space probe, Deep Impact, hit its comet target as planned in a mission to learn how the solar system formed. Saudi security forces killed Moroccan Younis Mohammed Ibrahim al-Hayari, the al-Qaida terrorist group's...


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