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Wildfires Continue to Plague Colorado, New Mexico

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Thick clouds of smoke drifted across the Northern Colorado sky, as flames consumed more and more of the forest below. The High Park fire, which…read more

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Light Pollution and the Night Sky

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The thrill of gazing into a night sky packed with stars, constellations and a stretch of our Milky Way galaxy is timeless — and it’s…read more

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The transit of Venus, where the planet Venus passes in front of the sun, will occur on June 5, 2012.

Transit of Venus Offers Last-in-Lifetime Sight

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This week North Americans will have the opportunity to see one of Earth’s closest neighbors float cross the sun, which won’t happen again for 105…read more

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Not for the Faint of Heart: Mapping Gator Genomes

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Collecting DNA samples isn’t easy, especially when your subject is a 10-foot animal that wants to eat you. But it’s a risk David Ray —…read more

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SpaceX Braces for Historic Launch

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This Saturday, if all goes as planned, the privately owned spaceflight company SpaceX will launch its Dragon capsule into orbit and three days later dock…read more

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