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First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Starry nights captured in Solvang

Vincent van Gogh's best known painting is The Starry Night, but you don't have to be a world-renown artist or even leave the Santa Ynez Valley to be spellbound by the evening skies.Just ask Dick Tracey, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer so passionate ... [Published Santa Ynez Valley News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

A Manifesto for Expansion

Michael Michaud gave the speech that follows in 1988 at the 39th International Astronautical Congress, which met in Bangalore, India in October of that year. Reading through it recently, I was struck by how timely its theme of spaceflight advocacy ... [Published Centauri Dreams - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Cartoonish View Of History In Cosmos, Ctd

Lots of readers are pushing back against the following claim from  David Sessions : Bruno was killed because he flamboyantly denied basic tenets of the Catholic faith, not because religious authorities were out to suppress all “freedom of thought.” ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Dwarf planet seen at edge of solar system

New Delhi, March 26: Two American astronomers have discovered a dwarf planet far beyond the orbit of Pluto, adding a new member in the Sun’s family album and bolstering the evidence for a vast cloud of icy bodies girdling the solar system. The new object, ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 27 2014]

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"With the James Webb, we'll be able to see back to the Big Bang, 13.7 billion light years ago. Imagine that" said Tracey. "It's quite extraordinary."

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A Manifesto for Expansion [Published Centauri Dreams - Jul 04 2014]
Michael Michaud gave the speech that follows in 1988 at the 39th International Astronautical Congress, which met in Bangalore, India in October of that year. Reading through it recently, I was struck by how timely its theme of spaceflight advocacy ...
The Cartoonish View Of History In Cosmos, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 02 2014]
Lots of readers are pushing back against the following claim from  David Sessions : Bruno was killed because he flamboyantly denied basic tenets of the Catholic faith, not because religious authorities were out to suppress all “freedom of thought.” ...
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