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September 26, 2023


These Navajo Tribal Parks will be closed during the Oct. 14 annular solar eclipse

A solar eclipse will be visible across most of the Americas, including eight U.S. states from Oregon to Texas, in October, but you won’t be able to see it from a few key places after all. While millions of people will be flocking to the path of …

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Astronomy Research Opens the Universe, Scientific Opportunities for Colin Decker

The evening skies will once again be filled this fall with stars and planets that can be easily seen by the human eye, with the assistance of binoculars, or, better yet, through simple table-stand telescopes. But if you look much closer, …

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Calgary Herald

‘It’s about exploration’: University of Calgary professor to study NASA asteroid sample

Dr. Alan Hildebrand, an associate professor from the U of C’s Department of Earth, Energy, and Environment, will join four other Canadian researchers on a Canadian Space Agency team that will analyze a specimen from the 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid Bennu.

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The New York Times

To Knock an Elephant Off Balance, Bring Out a Giant Blindfold

For a 7,600-pound Asian elephant, simply putting one foot in front of the other can be a high-stakes proposition: A trip or tumble can result in grievous injury. “The bigger you are, the harder you fall,” said John Hutchinson, an expert on large animal …

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