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  • Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Cockeysville author tackles astrophysics for kids with Neil deGrasse Tyson
    When he was 12 years old, Neil deGrasse Tyson got his first telescope. Tyson was already fascinated with the universe, exploring the night sky with binoculars from the roof of his apartment building.
  • Where to get a stellar view of Saturn this weekend

    Where to get a stellar view of Saturn this weekend
    Want a stellar view of Saturn, its rings and moons? The giant planet will be directly opposite the sun with the Earth in between on Friday night and early Saturday morning. The celestial event, called Saturn's Opposition to the Sun, also is when...

    Go Away With ... Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Go Away With ... Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson never dreamed that he would grow up to be a television personality. Besides having guested on shows such as "The Big Bang Theory" and "Stargate: Atlantis," he is the host of the National Geographic Channel's "StarTalk."...

    Free Will Astrology 5/13/15

    Free Will Astrology 5/13/15
    ARIES (March 21-April 19): The danger of resisting a temptation too strenuously is that the temptation might depart. I suggest that you prevent that from happening. Without throwing yourself at the mercy of the temptation, see if you can coax it to...

    How a $1.4-billion scientific project ran into a cultural buzz saw

    How a $1.4-billion scientific project ran into a cultural buzz saw
    Astronomers looking for sites for their giant telescopes must account for numerous conditions -- accessibility, distance from cities (sources of light pollution), minimal atmospheric turbulence -- and increasingly, cultural concerns. The last of these...