Edward Krupp

Griffith Observatory

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Director of the Griffith Observatory and author of Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings: Astronomy and the Archeology of Power

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Internet rumors have persuaded many Americans that the world will end two weeks from tomorrow—Friday the 21st  of December.

NASA Takes to the Internet to Dispel Doomsday Prophesies

Internet rumors have persuaded many Americans that the world will end two weeks from tomorrow—Friday the 21st  of December.

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At 10:31 Sunday evening, Pacific Standard Time, the Mars Laboratory called " Curiosity " will land on the Red Planet, after decelerating from 13,000 miles an hour in just seven…

The Mars Mission: Made in LA

At 10:31 Sunday evening, Pacific Standard Time, the Mars Laboratory called " Curiosity " will land on the Red Planet, after decelerating from 13,000 miles an hour in just seven…

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It's a rare day for astronomers. The  Transit of Venus  occurs only twice every 120 years, but weather may be the problem for viewing today's rare event in the United States.

Solar Eclipse of Venus

It's a rare day for astronomers. The Transit of Venus occurs only twice every 120 years, but weather may be the problem for viewing today's rare event in the United States.

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