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You Can Spot the International Space Station Over Philly Thursday Night

OK, space nerds: On Thursday evening, you’ll have the chance to see the International Space Station fly over the Philadelphia region. The station will pass […]

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FAQ: Today’s Eclipse

Solar Eclipse @ the sky | Monday, August 21 Today, from 1:21 p.m. to 4:01 p.m., Philadelphians will be able to observe Eclipse, which is […]

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Tonight: Hidden Figures @ Schmidt’s Commons

This sounds like a nice, nice-weather, family-friendly event. BYO blanket or lawn chair to a free, outdoor screening of the 2016 Best Picture-nominated film. And if […]

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Learn About “Sisters of the Stars” Under the Stars at the Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute’s Night Skies in the Observatory series is always a good bet. Every month, chief astronomer/author Derrick Pitts leads a program that includes […]

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Gravity: The Least Enjoyable Film You’ll Need to See Again

What’s your greatest fear? Being buried alive? Fire? Perhaps spiders? Well after seeing Gravity you might develop a new one: astrophobia. The fear of outer space. After […]

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Don’t Ignore Sally Ride’s Coming Out Party

Gail Shister discusses the legacy Sally Ride left as a gay astronaut.

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Sally Ride: More Than a Women’s Pioneer

Sally Ride wasn’t just an icon for women, but also for the gay community.