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October 31, 2021

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The New York Times

The dazzling phenomenon could be visible on Saturday night or early Sunday morning, experts said, depending on the weather and local light pollution.

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pressherald.com

The annual Leonid Meteor shower will peak on Nov. 17, but the moon will be nearly full to wash out many of the meteors. By BERNIE REIM.

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NPR

If you’re looking for a good Halloween lights display this weekend, you may only need to look up at the sky. The northern lights, or aurora borealis, could be visible across a large portion of the northern U.S. this weekend, including the far Northeast …

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Phys.Org

On Thursday, the sun launched what is called an “X-class solar flare” that was strong enough to spark a high-frequency radio blackout across parts of South America. The energy from that flare is trailed by a cluster of solar plasma and other material …

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The Jerusalem Post

An asteroid is seen heading towards the planet in this artistic rendition. (photo credit: PIXABAY). 2021 UA1 was about the size of a golf cart and flew just 3,000 km …

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Digital Trends

To celebrate Halloween, this week’s image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the star CW Leonis, which Hubble scientists say “resembles a baleful orange eye glaring from behind a shroud of smoke.” CW Leonis is a carbon star, a type of red giant that …

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The Independent

A study by the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) found that the planet had entered “uncharted territory” as rising temperatures pose a threat to food security and crucial ecosystems.

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Khaleej Times

The Emirates Mars Mission (EMM) team launched the fifth cycle of its Explore Mars Competition on Sunday. The competition offers students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) an opportunity to explore Mars using scientific data …

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Eminetra

The “weather layers” that form Jupiter’s clouds give the gas giant its striped look. In this composite image, you can see the planet in infrared (left) and visible light (right). Images taken with the Gemini North Telescope and NASA’s Hubble Space …

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The Sun

FRANKENSTEIN by Mary Shelley was inspired by a nightmare that the author had in the early 1800s. Some experts believe the book also alludes to scientific exploration that was actually happening around that time. It’s thought scientific experiments …

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