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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 9, 2014 04:20 PM ET
If you like planetary nebulae you may want to put a ring on this one. On second thoughts, it looks like this one's taken; it already has a ring! Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2014 02:00 PM ET
Hubble gets its first close-up of comet Siding Spring, which will give Mars a close shave this fall. Continue reading →
Mar 25, 2014 02:16 PM ET
NASA's new sunshade will shield the glare from distant suns, providing a better view of their planets. Continue reading →
Mar 18, 2014 11:26 AM ET
In honor of its 24th year in orbit Hubble releases a stunning new image revealing pillars of sculpted gas and dust inside the Monkey Head Nebula. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 05:35 PM ET
Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft has resumed its decade-long journey to meet up with the inbound comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which recently re-emerged from behind the sun. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 11:12 AM ET
A giant clump of carbon monoxide found around a nearby star hints at collisions between comets and the presence of a massive hidden planet. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 11:40 AM ET
When the sun sets, the show begins: night after night of incredible weather, shimmering aurorae, and stunning starry vistas over the rugged and rural landscapes of South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming are captured in "Huelux." Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2014 11:30 PM ET
Earlier this month, a peanut-shaped asteroid buzzed Earth and astronomers managed to image it using radar. Continue reading →
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