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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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Jul 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET
As a European spacecraft nears a distant comet, it looks a bit less like a rubber duckie and more like a wad of gum. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 03:00 PM ET
Astronomers may have not yet found Cybertron but this "transforming" pulsar definitely has a shape-shifting double personality. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2014 05:20 PM ET
The European spacecraft has completed a risky aerobreaking maneuver in Venus' atmosphere, allowing critical data of the planet's atmosphere to be taken. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2014 06:56 PM ET
Mars' dusty atmosphere has surprised scientists. Continue reading →
Jun 22, 2014 03:33 AM ET
The North Pole is moving. Not the geographic axis around which Earth spins, of course, but rather its magnetic pole, the north end of which is slowly but steadily wandering across the Arctic Ocean toward Siberia. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 11:07 AM ET
Make a note: if you ever find yourself exploring the moon one day and you want to try some lunar skinny-dipping, you'll have to do it at night. Continue reading →
Jun 12, 2014 09:54 PM ET
When aircraft carrier-sized asteroid HQ124 flew past Earth last weekend, astronomers were able to acquire the best images yet of any passing asteroid, by combining the power of radar telescopes located thousands of miles apart. Continue reading →
Jun 10, 2014 01:56 PM ET
And barely an hour apart from each other, too! Continue reading →
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