Jim O’Leary

habitable planets

Kepler Spacecraft Finds Plethora Of Earth-Sized Planets That Could Support Life

The idea that life exists outside of Earth gets a big boost. A NASA spacecraft is telling scientists that the possibility is stronger than ever.



Local Expert Weighs In On Huge Meteor That Exploded Over Russia

Widespread injuries are reported in Siberia after a rock from outer space blows up in the morning sky.


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Thursday Is Annual Geminid Meteor Shower

Spectacles aren’t always free but the mid-Atlantic is due for one tonight. It’s the Geminid Meteor Shower and conditions are right this time around for a bigger than usual light show.