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ASTRONOMY THIS WEEK – 26 OCT TO 1 NOV, 2013

 

•Cosmologist Larry Krauss scorns 'hatred of science'

http://is.gd/ecjICQ

•Major X-Class Solar Flares Unleashed by Sun

http://www.space.com/21114-solar-flares-sun-photos-x-class-2013.html

 

•Saharan Star Dunes

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/10/27/star_dunes_saharan_desert_formations.html

 

•Gaia Satellite Sent into Space to Monitor the Galaxy 

http://eu.greekreporter.com/2013/10/27/gaia-satellite-sent-into-space-to-monitor-the-galaxy/

 

•United Nations to Spearhead Asteroid Deflection Plan

http://news.discovery.com/space/asteroids-meteors-meteorites/united-nations-to-spearhead-asteroid-deflection-plan-131028.htm#mkcpgn=rssnws1

 

•Cassini Gets New Views of Titan's Land of Lakes

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-304

 

•Chilean President Announces Transfer Of Land For The European Extremely Large Telescope

http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1112986185/chilean-president-announces-transfer-land-for-the-european-extremely-large-telescope-102813/

 

•Europe's huge 'Albert Einstein' cargo ship leaves space station

http://www.space.com/23375-albert-einstein-cargo-ship-space-station.html

 

•Russian Scientists Discover Asteroid That Could Hit Us in 2065

http://www.examiner.com/article/russian-scientists-discover-asteroid-that-could-hit-us-2065

 

•Scientists Discover the First Earth-Sized Rocky Planet

http://www.nasa.gov/kepler/scientists-discover-the-first-earth-size-rocky-planet/index.html

 

 

ASTRONAUTS IN SPACE

•Fyodor Yurchikhina, Commander: 156 Days in Space

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/yurchikhin.html

•Karen Nyberg, Flight Engineer: 156 Days in Space

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/nyberg-kl.html 

•Luca Parmitano, Flight Engineer: 156 Days in Space

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Human_Spaceflight/Astronauts/Luca_Parmitano 

•Oleg Kotov, Soyuz, Commander: 36 Days in Space

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/kotov-ov.html

•Mike Hopkins, Flight Engineer: 36 Days in Space

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/hopkins-ms.html

•Sergey Ryazanskiy, Flight Engineer: 36 Days in Space

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/ryazanskiy.html

 

ASTRONOMY FREE EBOOK OF THE WEEK

•Astronomy Demystified by Gibilisco. To Download - http://is.gd/5hI2O6

 

ASTRONOMY LINK OF THE WEEK

•Indexes for the Non-Messier Objects in this Database, Deep Space Objects - http://is.gd/C6t3I7

 

 

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Laurel Nendza

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