The Perseid Meteor Peaks This Week [21 HQ Photos]

The Perseid Meteor shower is peaking in the next few days, making it one of the most exciting astronomical events of the year. If you live in a location with extreme light pollution and can’t get a glimpse of the shower here is what you’re missing.

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NASA’s Juno Reaches Jupiter On Fourth Of July

Independence Day is always a day for Americans to celebrate, but late last night, NASA made history yet again on July 4. At 11:53 PM EDT, NASA announced that the Juno spacecraft successfully entered Jupiter’s orbit during a 35-minute engine burn after traveling 1.7 billion miles. On August 5, 2011,…

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NASA Released A Stunning 4K Video Of A Solar Flare

On April 17, a mid-level solar flare was released from an active region on the sun’s right side, resulting in short radio blackouts. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the event in several wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light which are normally invisible to our eyes. However, NASA color-coded these SDO images…

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