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PIX: Perseid meteor shower puts on a dazzling light show

The annual Perseid meteor shower lit up the night sky providing a dazzling light show for stargazers. The Perseid meteor shower has been observed for about 2000 years.  The shower......

Perseid meteor shower peaks tonight

The annual Perseids meteor shower will light the sky on Sunday as it hits its peak, promising a spectacular show for the next two nights. The 'most famous' of the meteor showers, Perseids is an......

IN PIX: Stunning views of the sky at night

Entries to the 2012 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition -- run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Sky at Night Magazine -- includesome awe-inspiring sights. The......

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Q. The most famous meteor shower is the Perseids. What is its other name?Saint Elmo's FireNorthern LightsTears of Saint Lawrence
Pravin:  A.  more

Q. What are Perseides and in which mythology found??
Pravin:  A. The Perseids are probably the best known meteor shower for observers and the public alike.These are fast meteors, at about 59 km per second...... more

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Q. Do comets always have the same mass?
Cyrus Irani:  A. A comet is a Small Solar System Body that orbits the Sun and, when close enough to the Sun, exhibits a visible coma (atmosphere) or a tailboth...... more

Q. Who killed his grandfather with a quoit at the Larrisan Games?
Nehemia:  A. Perseus and Andromeda had seven sons: Perses, Alcaeus, Heleus, Mestor, Sthenelus, Electryon and Cynurus, and two daughters, Gorgophone...... more

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Rosetta provides unique insight into comet shedding its dusty coat

ESA's Rosetta mission has enabled scientists to watch the life cycle of a comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as it sheds the dusty coat accumulated... ...
CytomX Expands Leadership Team with Addition of Michael Kavanaugh, M.D., as Chief Scientific Officer and Head of..

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --CytomX, a biotechnology company developing Probody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer,... ...
Quadrantid meteor shower to sparkle 2015

Quadrantid meteor got its name from a constellation named Quadrans Muralis, the Wall Quadrant, which was incorporated into the constellation Bootes... ...
MESSENGER Data Suggest Recurring Meteor Shower on Mercury

From the Wires Dec. 12, 2014 04:40 PM GREENBELT, Md. , Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The closest planet to the sun appears to... ...
Live Streaming Information on Dazzling Shooting Stars Show

The northern Hemisphere, the United Kingdom in particular, is witnessing the most dazzling celestial display of the year called the 'Geminid meteor... ...

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