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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing of Venus in transit June 5
June 1, 2012 · 8 Comments

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 5, people. The Houston Museum of Natural Science invites the public to observe a rare and special event on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 5. On that date, the planet Venus will transit the Sun, appearing as a black dot against the Sun’s disk. Weather permitting, the Museum will […]

Vulcan? Caprica? Tatooine?
May 27, 2009 · 2 Comments

The idea that other life-bearing worlds are out there continues to fire our imaginations, as attested by the success of the recently-opened Star Trek movie, and by the critically acclaimed Battlestar Galactica series which concluded earlier this spring.  In 1995, astronomers identified the first exoplanet around the star 51 Pegasi, nicknamed Bellerophon.  Since then, we’ve […]



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