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StarDate: The Brick

The center of the Milky Way is already crowded with stars. But in a few million years, tens of thousands more could flare to life in a region known as the Brick. It’s a vast cloud of cold, dark gas and dust that’s shaped like a brick.

07/28/2014

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Inside Levi’s Stadium: Candlestick-Like Wind Missing, But Still Breezy

What kind of weather can you expect at Levi’s Stadium during 49ers football in the fall and winter. It may not be the brutal wind conditions at the ‘Stick, but it sure isn’t wind-free.

07/25/2014

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StarDate 7/23/2014: Visiting The Cool Mountains Of Venus

There’s nothing like a trip to the mountains to escape the summer heat — whether you’re here on Earth or on Venus, our nearest planetary neighbor.

07/23/2014

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Weird Weather, Lightning Strikes San Francisco Bay Area

Lightning struck over parts of the Bay Area giving some residents an early morning jolt on Tuesday and led to weather warning for pilots flying near the San Francisco International Airport.

07/22/2014

Clouds pass over the San Francisco skyline. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Monsoonal Flow Making For A Cloudy, Wet, Muggy July

The Bay Area summer weather has been rather atypical lately, with clouds, rain and even thunderstorms dotting the area and parts of Northern California, because of a monsoonal flow coming from the south.

07/21/2014

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StarDate: ‘New’ Stars

At Christmas of 1934, a bright “new” star exploded to life in Hercules. For a few days, it was one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It made the front pages of newspapers, and astronomers tracked it for months as it slowly faded from sight.

07/18/2014

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StarDate 7/17/2014: The Night Of The Living Dead Stars

A white dwarf sounds harmless enough. It’s the small, dead core of a once-normal star like the Sun. But to a close companion star, a white dwarf is anything but harmless.

07/17/2014

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StarDate 7/16/2014: Cosmic Missiles Slam Into Jupiter

Our solar system can be a dangerous place. The most striking evidence of that came 20 years ago today, when the first fragment of a shattered comet blasted the planet Jupiter.

07/16/2014

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StarDate: Magellanic Collision

FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS McDONALD OBSERVATORY, AS HEARD ON KCBS RADIO WEEKDAYS @ 9:52 A.M., 7:35 P.M. & 2:52 A.M STARDATE 07/15/2014: Our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is a giant, encompassing every individual […]

07/15/2014

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