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Jupiter loses a belt
May 26, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: thebadastronomer On February 28, 2010, Earth was exactly on the far side of the sun from Jupiter, an alignment called solar conjunction. In the months since then, Earth, on its faster orbit, has moved out of this alignment, allowing Jupiter to emerge from the sun’s glare into our morning skies. As astronomers again […]

Looking Back…
April 24, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In case you were wondering about notable science events that happened the week of April 25th…  photo credit: Ethan Hein Crime just doesn’t pay. But don’t lose your head over it. On April 25th, 1792, highwayman Jaques Nicolas J Pelletier became the first person to be executed by guillotine. Beheading by guillotine became the only legal execution […]



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