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-- A new study of the Trojan asteroids that exist around the orbit of Neptune concludes that material from these may go on to become comets that could strike our planet.  Read More. -- As scientific tools falter in predicting rain patterns, Indian scientists turn to the Vedas and traditional knowledge for some fine tuning.  Read More. -- A RARE unpublished work by Harry Potter author JK Rowling is being offered for sale for $25,000 - it is a hand-drawn, personal horoscope and natal chart which Rowling gave to the newborn son of a friend at the time she was writing the first Potter book.  Read More. The Joy of Pictures The Starry Earth. This site is definitely worthy of a visit.  If you haven't seen , I highly  recommend taking a look at their globe of pictures. The Great Ball of Fire. Once again NASA has an amazing picture of the Sun. Check it out on their website - click here.
Faculty member Bruce Scofield received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts in 2010. His Doctoral Defense was given on October 5, 2009. His committee includedLynn Margulis (Chair), Rob Deconto, Frank Keimig, Brian Ogilvie and Ted Sargent. He worked on Gaia theory and solar system influences on climate and life; how minute fluctuations in the cosmic environment are amplified and accomplish profound transformations in the atmosphere and biosphere. Click here for a copy of his dissertation. Specifically, his thesis examined temperature variations in the northern hemisphere correlated with Saturn-Sun geocentric alignments. For the past five years at the U. of Mass. he also assisted Lynn Margulis in her course Environmental Evolution and has conducted discussion sections for James Walker’s honors course Cosmos to Humanity (Bio 270H) which surveys current scientific knowledge from the Big Bang to the future of life, all in the context of the theory of evolution.
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A large meteor strike on the Moon.

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