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Perseid meteor shower 2020: How and when to watch the sky’s best show of the year – Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Perseid meteor shower, which occurs every August due to debris left behind from Comet Swift-Tuttle, is almost here. Here’s what you need to know about the August 11-13 show.

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Youll be able to catch the popular meteor shower as Earth passes through the path of Comet Swift-Tuttle from late July until late August, but if you want to best views, its all about catching it at peak time: between 2 a.m. local time through predawn hours of August 13.
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If you want to watch the spectacle from the comfort of your bed, NASA will be hosting a live broadcast of the meteor…

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Stretch Of Unsettled Weather Coming, Followed By Halloween Blue Moon, Time To Fall Back – Brookfield Daily Voice

The passage of a cold front has led to dry weather and a dramatic drop in temperatures, making it feel like fall again.Sunday, Oct. 25 will feel like fall again….

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The passage of a cold front has led to dry weather and a dramatic drop in temperatures, making it feel like fall again.
Sunday, Oct. 25 will feel like fall again. There will be a mix of clouds and sun with a slight chance of afternoon showers. The high temperature will only be around 50 degrees.
Rain becomes likely at night, mainly after 10 p.m., followed by showers later on overnight.
There will be more spotty showers at times on Monday, Oct. 26, which will be cloudy with the. high temperature…

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How the world came to understand black holes – EarthSky

Earlier this month, Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel, and Andrea Ghez split the 2020 physics Nobel Prize for decades of work on black holes. Click here to learn more…

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Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez. They are joint winners of 2020’s Nobel Prize in physics for their work on black holes. Image via Nobel Media.
Earlier this month (October 6, 2020), the Nobel Prize in physics was announced for two groundbreaking discoveries in astrophysics, both centered on black holes. Half of 2020s prize went to mathematician Roger Penrose of the University of Oxford for the discovery that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity….

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Scientists Discover Design Secrets of Nearly Indestructible Insect That Can Survive Being Run Over by a Car – SciTechDaily

University of California, Irvine materials scientists discover design secrets of nearly indestructible insect. Southern California’s diabolical ironclad beetle…

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Native to desert habitats in Southern California, the diabolical ironclad beetle has an exoskeleton that’s one of the toughest, most crush-resistant structures known to exist in the animal kingdom. UCI researchers led a project to study the components and architectures responsible for making the creature so indestructible. Credit: David Kisailus / UCI
University of California, Irvine materials scientists discover design secrets of nearly indestructible insect.
Southern California’s diabolical ironclad…

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