astronomy

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Perseid Meteor Shower Should Light Up Baltimore’s Sky

A rare sight unfolding in the sky Wednesday night! The Perseid meteor shower is at its peak Wednesday into Thursday and this time should be one of the clearest views in years. It’s going to look like it’s raining meteors.

08/12/2015

FOLKESTONE, ENGLAND - JULY 31:  The Eurotunnel terminal is illuminated by a rare blue moon on July 31, 2015 in Folkestone, England. Hundreds of migrants are continuing to attempt to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais, France and onto trains heading to the United Kingdom.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Blue Moon Appeared Friday Morning

An astronomy story that only happens once in a blue moon took place this morning.

07/31/2015

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Hubble Telescope Helps Astronomers Observe ‘Comet Of The Century’

It’s being billed as the “comet of the century.” This fall, a spectacular comet will be passing so close to the earth that it could shine brighter than the moon.

04/28/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Star Wars In Baltimore

While you might be tempted to sit at home and host a movie marathon, check out these local events and sites instead to truly celebrate everything Star Wars.

04/22/2013

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Johns Hopkins Astronomer Discovers How Black Holes Work

Johns Hopkins is again at the center of groundbreaking research. One of their astronomers had a simple idea, and it led to a once in a lifetime discovery about black holes.

05/03/2012