What is a shooting star?

This is a common name used to describe an unexpected streak of light seen in our night sky. It's caused by a small body called a meteoroid that burns up…

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What is a Hybrid Solar Eclipse?

By Carol RedfordOn average, there are two to three solar eclipses every year. There are different types of solar eclipses - total, annular, partial or hybrid.During a solar eclipse, a…

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The Day I Met My Meteorite

It’s not often you get the chance to hold a rock you saw hurtling in through Earth’s atmosphere. I have been privileged to hold the meteorite that I saw as…

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