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Archive for June 30, 2010

The man accused of kidnapping two hikers in Nederland

Former coworker: Man accused of attacking hikers struggled with mental problems The Coloradoan - Chris Vanderveen - BOULDER - The man accused of kidnapping two hikers and tying them to a tree struggled with mental problems, ... Suspect in hikers' abduction had allegedly threatened previously to kill co-worker Denver Post - ‎ The man accused of kidnapping two hikers in Nederland over the weekend is a former state Senate hopeful who had been arrested on suspicion of threatening to ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—July 1: Big Dipper points to

Earthsky Tonight—July 1: Big Dipper points to Polaris, helps find Thuban

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org Today our star-hopping adventure begins at the Big Dipper in the constellation Ursa Major. Draw a line through the Big Dipper’s pointer stars – Duhbe and Merak – to locate Polaris the North Star. Polaris isn’t the brightest star in the sky, as is commonly supposed. It is only the 50th brightest or so. Still, Polaris is bright enough to be seen with relative ease on a dark, clear night. This star is famous not for its ... Full Story

Earthsky Tonight—June 30:When is the next meteor

Earthsky Tonight—June 30:When is the next meteor shower?

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science www.EarthSky.org We get lots of questions about meteor showers. Kathlen in the Bronx wrote, “When is the next meteor shower going to happen?” Gayatri in Oceanside, California wrote, “I have never seen a shooting star. I want to see one. Is there any event happening? How should I find one?” Kathlen, Gayatri, and everyone else who longs to see a “shooting star” or meteor streaking across a clear night sky . . . it is possible to see a ... Full Story

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