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Get outside this week to see the year's most impressive meteor shower. Earth orbits through the debris left behind by Comet Swift-Tuttle! Here is everything you need to know...

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Here are some essential tips for viewing this beautiful comet, plus some fun facts and things to ponder!

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Youth are invited to submit their environmental project, with the chance to earn seed money and attend a two-day Ashoka Changemaker summit. What a great way for your children to remotely team up to make a difference during their time at home.

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The retina of a mouse is similar to ours. Join an international community of citizen scientists and map neurons from microscopic scans, something computer algorithms need help with! It's fun and it sharpens your observational skills. Who knows you just might discover a new type of neuron, expanding our knowledge…

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Learn all about the value of estimating and then have fun practicing with pi.

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Safely view our nearest star, the Sun. This is possible with a telescope outfitted with a special solar filter. Be instantly transported into space!

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November 14, 1969. Just thirty-six-and-a-half seconds after lift-off, something went terribly wrong with the Saturn V rocket. This was Apollo 12, the second manned mission to the Moon. November 14, 1969. Just thirty-six-and-a-half seconds after lift-off, something went terribly wrong with the Saturn V rocket. This was Apollo 12, the…