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Astronomy and Astrophysics

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  • 'The Messengers' brings tidings of great doom

    'The Messengers' brings tidings of great doom
    Premiering Friday on the CW, "The Messengers" is an eschatological biblical thriller from the network of "Supernatural," "iZombie," "Arrow" and "The 100."
  • Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media

    Asteroid's name skyrockets across social media
    Two former colleagues at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory found themselves in the center of a media whirlwind last week when word got out they’d named an asteroid for Pakistani activist and the world’s youngest Nobel Prize laureate, Malala...

    NASA's journey to Pluto: Here's what might go wrong

    NASA's journey to Pluto: Here's what might go wrong
    After a journey of 9.5 years across 3 billion miles of space, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is about three months away from its closest approach to the dwarf planet Pluto. The mission has gone according to plan so far, but NASA officials said hazards...

    Comet lander's measurements weaken space magnetism theory

    Whatever caused small space rocks to lump together billions of years ago, magnetism is unlikely to be the reason. Scientists said Tuesday that measurements made by the European space probe Philae, which landed on comet 67P in November, show the comet's...

    College Notes: Birthday bash for William Shakespeare April 22 at CLC

    College birthday bash, readings, scholars and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake Birthday Bash: Celebrate William Shakespeare's birthday and the impact of his work at CLC's annual celebration from 1-4 p.m. April 22, B Court, 19351 W. Washington...