Friday, June 03, 2011

What's Hot This Week

Twins! Distant Galaxy Looks Like Our Own Milky Way

By Clara Moskowitz

Almost like a postcard from across the universe, astronomers have photographed a spiral galaxy that could be a twin of our own Milky Way.

Partial Solar Eclipse's Midnight Twist: Starts Thursday, Ends Wednesday

By Joe Rao

Wednesday brings a partial solar eclipse to parts of Asia and North America, but it comes with an odd twist: At one point, the eclipse will be occurring at "midnight" between the two days this week.

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