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May 25th: Lunar Flash during Lunar Eclipse!

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.@AstroAndMusic discusses the MIDAS system for monitoring flashes and meteor impact on the Moon from small Earth-based telescopes.

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May 24th: NASA’s TWINS Study

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We have no idea how old the Universe is. 12.8 or 13.8.

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May 23rd: The First Stars were Weird

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The first stars were weird. What’s the connection between the first stars and giant black holes? Was every galaxy once a quasar?

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May 22nd: Is Pluto a Planet?

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In 2006, Pluto was officially stripped of its planetary status. Now that debate is being reignited with some astronomers calling for the reinstatement of Pluto as a planet, arguing that the icy world should never have been demoted in the first place. So what is the deal? Is Pluto a planet?

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May 21st: What turned Venus into hell?

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What’s so bad about Venus, besides everything? How did it get so bad? How about Earth? @PaulMattSutter will answer the questions at #365DaysOfAstro

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