Astronomy Picture of the Day

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    http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap060509.html

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    A new rock slab is growing at more than one meter a day on the Mt. St. Helens volcano in Washington, USA. The rock slab, growing since last November, now extends about 100 meters out from one of the volcano's craters.

    More at link.
     
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    Cool picture and story, but astronomy?
     
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    :me: yeah...no idea. :)
     
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    So strange. And mildly troubling.
     
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    Geology?

    Volcanology?
     
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    I did. I disagree that it is an astronomical photo.
     
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    Cool - wanted to make sure you knew I didn't pick the title/category :)
     
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    Granny says is prob'ly where Uncle Ferd lil' green friends come from...

    Potentially Earth-like Planet Found 14 Light Years Away
    December 17, 2015 - Australian astronomers say they've found the closest potentially habitable planet to Earth outside the solar system. And it's only 14 light years away!
    See also:

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    December 16th, 2015 - Back in April 2015, a surge of high-powered gamma rays from half-way across the universe crashed into Earth’s atmosphere.[/b]
     
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    9 year bump? an all time internet record?
     

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