Windows to New Worlds After 17 years of planning, fundraising, designing and building, the South Carolina State Museum’s new Windows To New Worlds project officially opens on Aug. 16. It includes a planetarium, 4D theater, observatory and an exciting and collaborative approach to education that can reach every school and give every student a chance to reach for the stars. 08/27/2014 - 10:56 am | View Link
Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night Earlier this year, NASA updated its iconic “Blue Marble” image of the Earth, and last week, it released the first version of the “Black Marble,” its image of the planet at night. We’ll still have to wait and see if the “Black Marble” will be ... 12/10/2012 - 4:04 pm | View Link
The Black Marble: The Earth’s Iconic Image Gets a Nighttime Update If you have any conception of what the Earth looks like from space, it’s very likely thanks to the iconic “Blue Marble” photo snapped by the crew of the Apollo 17 in 1972. It’s a NASA classic, reproduced an incalculable number of times, showing the ... 12/7/2012 - 4:46 am | View Link
Black Marble: spectacular new images of Earth at night SCIENTISTS have unveiled a incredible new view of our planet at night, taken from the same angle as the iconic photo of Earth from space taken by Apollo 17 astronauts in 1972. The global composite image, titled "Black Marble", is constructed using cloud ... 12/6/2012 - 11:02 am | View Link
Black Marble: spectacular new images of Earth at night taken from the same angle as the iconic photo of Earth from space taken by Apollo 17 astronauts in 1972. The global composite image, titled "Black Marble", is constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA satellite, showing the glow of natural ... 12/6/2012 - 10:45 am | View Link
NASA Dazzles With 'Black Marble' Image Of Earth At Night released new imagery of Earth at night, providing an improved “Black Marble” counterpart to the iconic “Blue Marble” image of the planet during the day. The images, which were released on Wednesday here at the annual meeting of the American ... 12/6/2012 - 4:15 am | View Link
Space Photos A gallery of amazing space photos, satellite imagery and an inside look at the telescopes and technology that allow us to view the universe. 09/18/2014 - 7:38 am | View Website
The Blue Marble The Blue Marble is a famous photograph of the Earth, taken on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft, at a distance of about 45,000 kilometers ... 09/18/2014 - 2:51 am | View Website
ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment on USTREAM: ***QUICK NOTES ... ***QUICK NOTES ABOUT HDEV VIDEO*** Black Image = International Space Station (ISS) is on the night side of the Earth. No Audio = Normal. There is no audio by design. 09/17/2014 - 11:38 pm | View Website
Denver Events and Entertainment Calendar | Westword Denver events and entertainment calendar with info on festivals, shows, and nightlife in Denver from Westword 09/17/2014 - 11:16 pm | View Website
Black Celebrity Kids All the latest BCK updates and news straight to your inbox. Blackcelebkids.com is a pioneer in providing news and tidbits on celebrity kids and babies of color. 09/17/2014 - 10:12 pm | View Website
The U. S. Senate approved President Barack Obama's plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a major part of his military campaign to "degrade and destroy" the radical group.
The Senate approved President Obama’s plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels Thursday, giving final congressional approval to the strategy and capping a brief debate that sets the stage for broader discussions after the midterm elections over how to counter the growing threat of the Islamic State organization. Read full article >>
The FBI on Thursday added the name of the suspect in last week's ambush of two Pennsylvania troopers to its list of the 10 most wanted fugitives, almost a week after a manhunt began for the person who killed one officer and wounded another.
Some years ago, I was seated at dinner next to a British law professor, whom my husband, also a law professor, had invited to a conference that he’d organized. The conversation soon turned, as conversation often does among professional intellectuals, to Israel, specifically to the then-recent conflict between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian fighters in the West Bank town of Jenin, which my dinner partner (and much of the European press) referred to as the “massacre of Jenin.”
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In the two days since the Washington Nationals and the Baltimore Orioles nailed spots in the playoffs, hardcore Nats fan Lisa Goldstein has been poring over a Talmudic and logistical issue: How is she going to deal with the first playoff games falling on Yom Kippur, the holiest 24 hours on the Jewish calendar?