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Space Perspectives

11 Ways That Space Allows a Look at Ordinary, Everyday Things from a New Perspective

The sunrise Astronauts on space station see the sunrise and sunset 16 times a day. On Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, astronaut Ron Garan used a high definition camera to film the sunrise as space station flew along a path between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fire Gravity is a constant force on […]

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Will We See the Northern Lights from North America Tonight?

Tonight in North America, we might be treated to rare glimpse of a colorful sky caused by a solar flare that occurred on Thursday morning. Aurora borealis (called aurora australis in the southern hemisphere) is a result of solar flares that cause radiation from the sun to interact with atmospheric protons–that’s when colorful beams of light start to dance […]

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