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36K Selfies Used To Create Earth Day Mosaic

To celebrate “Earth Day,” NASA asked people around the world to share a selfie for a mosaic. More than 36,000 photos were used to create the image. NASA aimed to promote environmental awareness with the […]

05/23/2014

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Asteroid Whizzes Past Earth, Captures World’s Attention

Rarely is there a story that captivates the world’s attention as this one has. An asteroid, the size of an apartment building, whizzed past earth. Millions monitored the momentous occasion via the Internet on Friday afternoon.

02/15/2013

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Spectators Gather For Transit Of Venus

At least 200 people gathered at the Carnegie Science Center to witness a celestial event that won’t happen again in this lifetime. The planet Venus began to cross the face of the sun, as viewed from Earth in the 6 p.m. hour.

06/05/2012

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Look Up To See “SuperMoon” On Saturday

You might notice the full moon over Pittsburgh looking a little brighter than usual this weekend.

03/18/2011

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