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The year 2014 is packed with amazing night sky events. See the year's most exciting celestial events to mark on your calendar in this Space....

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So, it’s 2014, and astronomy is looking really good this year! In fact, we’ve gone ahead and put together some of the most notable events right here for you, courtesy of Universe Today. Be sure to mark your calendars and keep your eyes on the sky! One of the most exciting events may be a possible meteor shower, courtesy of the remains of would-be comet of the century ISON. Want more? Find all 101 Astronomical events of 2014 here:

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from Slate Magazine

Viral Video Showing Sun’s “Vortex” Motion Is Wildly Inaccurate

helical model of our solar system: useful visualizations but demonstrably wrong in its theoretical framework

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Harriet Powers was an African American slave, folk artist and quiltmaker from rural Georgia. Her quilts are considered among the finest examples of 19th century Southern quilting.

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Published on Dec 13, 2012 10 Rare Astronomical Events From massive thunderstorms to giant comets, here are 10 amazing astronomical events that don't happen every day. Music = Smack by Daniel Gautreau

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Headphones and 1080p recommended. Novae is a movie about an astronomical event that occurs during the last evolutionary stages of a massive star's life, whose dramatic and catastrophic death is marked by one final titanic explosion called supernova. By only using an aquarium, ink and water, this film is also an attempt to represent the giant with the small without any computed generated imagery. As a tribute to Kubrick or Nolan's filmography, Novae is a cosmic poem that want to introduc...

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