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Super Blue Blood Moon, First in 35 Years

Super Blue Blood Moon, First in 35 Years

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, there will be a rare celestial event. The Super Blue Blood Moon will rise for much of the world to see. The last occurrence was in December 1982 and it has not been seen in America for 150 years. What is a Super Moon? A full moon that is closer […]

NASA Administration Remembers John Young After His Death

NASA Administration Remembers John Young After His Death

John Watts Young was one of the most experienced astronauts of the space agency who participated in the Gemini and Apollo programs. On January 6, 2018, his death was announced by the current NASA administrator, Robert Lightfoot. Young was 87 years old and died at home due to pneumonia complications. In today’s statement, Lightfoot remarked: […]

Astronauts Study Microbes on the International Space Station

Astronauts Study Microbes on the International Space Station

Astronauts can now perform microbial DNA sampling on the International Space Station. This opens up new areas of practical research. The Genes in Space-3 Project enables NASA astronauts and biochemists to identify and treat microbial ailments in space. The new project will also help to identify potential lifeforms on other planets and conduct practical experiments […]

Asteroid 2015 TB145 Will Haunt Earth Again

Asteroid 2015 TB145 Will Haunt Earth Again

Asteroid 2015 TB145, nicknamed the Halloween Asteroid, created a buzz in 2015. The object is a flattened ellipsoid. Its creepy appearance resembles a human skull measuring 625 and 700 meters wide. At its closest proximity, its rotation axis was roughly perpendicular to the Earth. Its thermal inertia is consistent with other space rocks of similar […]

Governors State University Responds to Violence

Governors State University Responds to Violence

On Nov. 1, 2017, Governors State University hosted, “Respond To Violence, Impact of Mental Health.” This multifaceted event covered the many issues regarding violence and the impact it has within the Chicago city limits and beyond. The Respond to Violence campaign is two fold, as it serves as a resource via the web but also […]

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