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15,000 Near Earth Asteroids: Your Election Day Getaway

15,000 Near Earth Asteroids: Your Election Day Getaway

“I don’t know where I’m a gonna go when the Volcano blows” – Mr. James Buffet On a day on which some portion of the U.S. population may be prone to a contemplating a permanent change of address, perhaps it is time to consider the long term prospects of what may be the the ultimate […]

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Dawn Imagery Soaring Over Ceres

Dawn Imagery Soaring Over Ceres

  From NASA: “The┬ámovie shows Ceres in enhanced color, which helps to highlight subtle differences in the appearance of surface materials. Scientists believe areas with shades of blue contain younger, fresher material, including flows, pits and cracks. The animated flight over Ceres emphasizes the most prominent craters, such as Occator, and the tall, conical mountain […]

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