Astronomy April 2014

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April 2014
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Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey
by Michael E. Bakich
Like the original groundbreaking show, this new series weaves rigorous science with the emotional and spiritual into a transcendent experience.

The missing universe
by Bob Berman
Most astronomers think unseen matter permeates the universe, but some researchers suspect we don't quite understand gravity.

Solving the mystery of cosmic rays
by Angela Olinto
Quintillions of atomic nuclei strike Earth’s atmosphere at nearly the speed of light. What accelerators are powerful enough to produce such high-energy cosmic rays?

The next search for Earth-like worlds
by Liz Kruesi
The Kepler spacecraft has found thousands of likely extrasolar planets. The next step is to learn if any of them harbor life.

Observe April's spectacular lunar eclipse
by Michael E. Bakich
The first total eclipse of the Moon in more than two years will thrill North American observers.

Using solar power to view the stars
by Alan H. Midkiff, Emily A. Mailhot
This cutting-edge home and observatory showcase optical astronomy and sustainable technology.

How Terry Mann captures Earth and sky
This photographer takes on the risks lurking in a dark wilderness to image night sky wonders.
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