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2014-10-14 08:25:14

Home and Small Business Owners Who Choose a Connected Thermostat from Honeywell Receive Gift Card, Day-to-Day Efficiency Opportunities MINNEAPOLIS and BALTIMORE, Oct.

Worldwide Contest To Name Exoplanets And Their Host Stars
2014-07-09 03:48:54

For the first time, in response to the public’s increased interest in being part of discoveries in astronomy, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is organizing a worldwide contest to give popular names to selected exoplanets along with their host stars.

2012-03-05 14:25:00

New version of Distant Suns Astronomy App for iPad and iPhone contains listings of astronomical events direct from the NASA's Night Sky Network and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific,

2011-07-17 00:08:05

The Alabama-Japan Fashion Show Fundraiser will be held Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the Westin Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2011 Due to the stifling after effects that continue to plague the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear reactor-spill survivors of the Tohoku region of Japan, Hollywood/Japanese actor Shin Koyamada’s non-profit organization the Shin Koyamada Foundation (SKF) has also upped their efforts to bring hope and...

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2011-01-31 11:55:00

The Isle of Sark, the smallest of four main Channel Islands, earned the title "Dark Sky Island" for its spectacular night sky views.

2009-12-30 07:20:00

BREMERTON, Wash., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce the official launch of Nightshade(TM), open source astronomy simulation and visualization software specifically tailored to digital planetarium and educator use.


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Amateur Astronomy -- Amateur astronomy, also called backyard astronomy, is a hobby whose participants enjoy watching the night sky (and the day sky too, for sunspots, eclipses, etc.), and the plethora of objects found in it, mainly with portable telescopes and binoculars. Even though scientific research is not their main goal, many amateur astronomers make a contribution to astronomy by monitoring variable stars, tracking asteroids and discovering transient objects, such as comets. Such...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.