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Planets with two suns could be habitable

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Many of the stars that we see are binary (double), curiously planets discovered in these two sun systems could be habitable. Studies show that it is possible that these planets could retain water on their surface for prolonged periods of time, implying the ability to sustain life.

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Live transmission of Mercury's transit in front of the Sun this Monday from Rio Piedras

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San Juan, PR, May 5, 2016 — The San Antonio College in collaboration with the Astronomy Society of Puerto Rico, invites the general public to tune in to the live transmission of planet Mercury's transit in front of the sun on May 9 between 7:12am and 2:42 pm (Puerto Rico time). The transmission will take place in the new facilities of the San Antonio College in Rio Piedras. 

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ALTERNATIVAS A LA CRISIS ENERGÉTICA QUE NUNCA HAS ESCUCHADO

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El petróleo. En el Siglo 20, acceso a esta fuente de energía económica y abundante trajo una de las eras de mayor progreso en la historia humana. A nivel mundial, la llamada energía barata impulsó un gran crecimiento económico, expandió la agricultura, y promovió el desarrollo de nuevas tecnologías; permitió que el hombre caminara en la Luna. Aceleradamente, esta “Era del Petróleo Barato” se acerca a su fin.

Heart Shaped Sunspot spotted from Aguadilla

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A huge heart shaped sunspot with at least two times the diameter of Earth was captured by camera from Puerto Rico. Efraín Morales, from the Caribbean Astronomy Society, captured the images using a telescope with a hydrogen-alpha filter.

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Astronomy aficionado captures amazing images of the Sun

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José Borrero, an astronomy aficionado and photographer captured some amazing images of the Sun and its spots from Puerto Rico.

 

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