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I'm a graphic designer and space blogger living in Rhode Island. My love of astronomy and space exploration has driven me to create LightsInTheDark.com, a blog about the exploration of our amazing solar system. I also write for Universe Today.

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Apr 13, 2016 07:00 AM ET
Using the modern version of a 150 year-old technique, NASA has photographed an incredible view of an aircraft's sonic boom.
Mar 4, 2016 04:00 PM ET
It what could soon be called 'Cloudgate,' 'leaked' emails appear to discuss structures in Pluto’s already hazy atmosphere as clouds.
Jan 29, 2016 06:50 AM ET
In case you didn't know, a huge -- like, on a galactic scale -- cloud of gas is currently speeding toward our galaxy at 700,000 mph.
Jan 27, 2016 04:44 PM ET
Although its job is to search for powerful energies emanated by distant cosmic objects, a space observatory recently turned its eye toward Earth and saw our home planet's aurora glowing brightly with powerful X-rays.
Dec 31, 2015 07:00 AM ET
In a decidedly wintry-looking scene, frost-filled fractures fills a crater near the north pole of Mars -- as observed by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Dec 23, 2015 12:40 PM ET
After more than eleven years orbiting Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its last-ever targeted flyby of Enceladus, the big little moon that has intrigued scientists with its southern ice geysers since Cassini first spotted them in 2005.
Dec 17, 2015 11:47 AM ET
It's not in a galaxy far, far away or even another star system -- this alien world is right in our planetary backyard, a mere 900 million miles away in orbit around Saturn.
Dec 9, 2015 12:47 PM ET
The Japanese space agency JAXA has released a confirmation that their Venus mission Akatsuki did indeed enter orbit at Venus on Dec. 7 (JST) -- and this is the view from orbit.
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