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Solar Storm May Cause Northern Lights

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The biggest solar storm in five years is battering our planet right now, and may cause disruptions to satellites, power grids and communications networks over the next 24 hours. Two strong solar flares erupted from the surface of the sun late Tuesday (March 6), blasting a wave of plasma and charged particles toward Earth. After speeding through space at 4 ... Read More »

“Peanuts… Naturally” showing at Sternberg Museum April 21-Sept. 5

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HAYS, Kan. — Charlie Brown is in trouble with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Lucy knows the Earth has 48 suns, and Snoopy and Linus are planting french fries in the garden. These are just a few of the misadventures and explanations gone wrong as the Peanuts Gang explores the natural world — what other trouble will they find?! “Peanuts… ... Read More »

“Blood Red” Moon may Appear Tonight

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Weather permitting, sky gazers in northern America and Europe are in for a treat in the early morning hours of Tuesday, when the first total lunar eclipse in almost three years is poised to turn the Moon pink, coppery or even a blood red. Coinciding eerily with the northern hemisphere’s mid-winter solstice, the eclipse will happen because the Sun, the ... Read More »