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Amateur Astronomers Catch Rare Explosion Sighting On Jupiter
2012-09-12 07:41:43

Sometime early Monday morning while most of the country was in bed dreaming of sweet nothings, at least two amateur astronomers were out blazing the night skies looking for action.

2009-09-14 11:28:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA invites the public to travel to Jupiter from the comfort of one of 38 Science On a Sphere theaters around the globe.

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2006-10-10 12:50:00

The highest wind speeds in Jupiter's Little Red Spot have increased and are now equal to those in its older and larger sibling, the Great Red Spot, according to observations with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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2006-06-07 07:57:20

The two biggest storms in the solar system are about to go bump in the night, in plain view of backyard telescopes.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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