Category Archives: Events

Partial Solar Eclipse: 20th March 2015

Hi guys, I had the opportunity to watch Friday’s partial solar eclipse and even to take some photos. All were taken with Panasonic DMC-FZ38. I captured it through my handmade cardboard glasses – their filter was made from the magnetic part of floppy disc. The colors … Continue reading

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Fortnight Astronomy Review: Jan 15 – Feb 1, 2015

You can visit us either on Facebook or at our Stellar Eyes website. “The practice of science happens at the border between the known and the unknown. Standing on the shoulders of giants, we peer into the darkness with eyes opened … Continue reading

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This Year In Astronomy: 2014

Here is a recapitulation of important astronomy events from 2014! Poster made by our Stellar Eyes team. You can visit us also on Facebook. “Every person you’ve ever heard of lies right in there. All those kings and battles, migrations and inventions, … Continue reading

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Fireball Explodes Over Russia… Again

Originally posted on Lights in the Dark:
Why does Russia seem to get so many bright meteors? Well, at 6.6 million square miles it’s by far the largest country in the world plus, with dashboard-mounted cameras being so commonplace (partly…

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Spotlight Live: The Brain or the Universe – Where Does Math Come From? | The Kavli Foundation

On Aug. 7, Noon-12:30 PDT, neuroscientists Brian Butterworth (University College London) and Rafael Núñez (Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind at the University of California San Diego), and astrophysicist Max Tegmark (Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research at MIT … Continue reading

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Big Piece of Meteorite Found in Russia’s Ural Mountains

More than 100 fragments have been found from the recent Russian meteorite so far. And now, Russia’s Urals Federal University scientists have discovered the biggest piece from that impact, a chunk of meteorite weighing more than 1 kg! It was … Continue reading

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Fragments of the Meteorite Found in Chelyabinsk Region

Scientists have discovered in the Lake Chebarkul fragments of the meteorite, which fell down on Friday morning near Chelyabinsk. About seven fragments exploded in the sky, one of them fell into the lake Chebarkul, forming diameter of cca. eight meters. … Continue reading

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