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Hurricane Katrina Devastates Gulf Coast
On Monday, August 29, hurricane Katrina slammed into the gulf coast of the US, bringing death and destruction. Now, several days later, the full affects of Katrina are not yet known, and it appears it will be quite some time before they can be measured, much less remedied. It now seems clear that New Olreans and the other cities nearly wiped off the map will never be the same.

Learn more about NASA's problems as well as what they are doing to help others. View some images of Katrina and the affected areas. Read more...


Top 10 Things You Should Know About Venus - Solar System Facts
Venus whose Greek equivalent was Aphrodite was the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus probably got its name from being the brightest object in the sky except for the Sun and the Moon. Venus has always been considered a feminine planet, with many legends and stories concerning its inhabitants. Even one modern doctor says that women are from Venus.

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Mercury - Solar System Facts
Named after the Roman god of commerce, travel and thievery, Mercury is the second smallest planet in the solar system, larger only than Pluto, the most distant planet in our solar system. If Earth were the size of a baseball, Mercury would be the size of a golf ball. Viewed from Mercury, the Sun would look almost three times as large as it does from Earth.

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How to Buy a Telescope
So, you've been stargazing for a while with your naked eye or binoculars and you want to move up to a telescope. Buying a telescope is one of the biggest decisions for an amateur astronomer. If you are not really sure how to buy a telescope, it can
be a daunting task. Follow these simple steps and we'll tell you how to buy a telescope.

Top Beginner's Telescopes Guide between $500 and $1000

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