The bright clusters and nebulae of planet Earth’s night sky are often named for flowers or insects. Though its wingspan covers over 3 light-years, NGC 6302 is no exception. With an estimated surface temperature of about 250,000 degrees C, the dying central star of this particular planetary nebula has become exceptionally hot, shining brightly in ultraviolet light but hidden from direct view by a dense torus of dust.
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Sites like Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are merely shells of what they used to be and Miller is trying to raise awareness to prevent them from being torn down.
During World War I, the German Empire was one of the Central Powers that ultimately lost the war. This gallery conteins scans of a German album that was created during WWI.
The battle between anti-bot engineers and the world of hackers and spammers will never cease. It’s just a matter of time to see who gains the major advantage
A “literacy test” refers to the government practice of testing the literacy of potential citizens at the federal level, and potential voters at the state level. The federal government first employed literacy tests as part of the immigration process in 1917. Southern state legislatures employed literacy tests as part of the voter registration process as early as the late 19th century.
This chart shows how data from NASA’s WISE (Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) has led to revisions in the estimated population of near-Earth asteroids.