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SCIENCE AND NATURE

Astronomers release the first photos of the monster, gyrating black hole at the heart of the galaxy.
We have a complete viewing guide for you. Observers should be alert for an unusually dark eclipse because of the recent Tonga volcanic eruption.
"We’re excited to celebrate the anniversary of Baldhill Dam and to dedicate our newly renovated visitor center," said Scott Tichy, lead natural resources specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The Tanis site near Bowman, North Dakota, offers evidence of the catastrophic events that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs. NOVA programs to air Wednesday, May 11.

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The annual Eta Aquariid meteor shower happens this week. Have a scope? You might be able to spot an exploding star.
The two-day-old crescent lines up with Mercury and the Pleiades Monday night. A bright comet was supposed to join the scene, but it recently disintegrated.
Hunters find meteorites after a brilliant fireball streaked over Mississippi on April 27.
Prolonged, severe drought has produced massive wildfires outside the region that emit heavy smoke that has caused unprecedented air quality problems in North Dakota and Minnesota.
North Dakota consistently meets all air quality standards, and state officials project it will meet its haze reduction goals. But the National Park Service says the state is a major polluter and should do more to control emissions.
The two brightest planets in the morning sky nearly merge into one this weekend. The aurora's also lurking about, and Mercury glides by the Pleiades.

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About an hour before sunrise Wednesday, April 27, the two brightest planets and waning moon scrunch together in the southeastern sky.
You too can use social media and other erroneous sources to research the history behind some of the unusual names in nature.
As soon as the snow melts, blacklegged ticks and others carrying serious diseases are out looking for your blood. Don't give it to them.

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