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Test your knowledge of astronomy:Question: What did Edwin Hubble use to make his discovery about distant galaxies?ANSWER: 100- inch Hooker Reflector Telescope
Skytalk is hosted by WHYY's Dave Heller. Each week he discusses the latest news in astronomy with Dr. Derrick H. Pitts of the Franklin Institute.
Tropical Storm Fay shutters beaches as it heads north
Several beaches in Delaware had been temporarily closed because of the storm.
4 days ago
Fossils reveal dinosaur forerunner smaller than a cellphone
Named Kongonaphon kely, which means tiny bug slayer, the creature looked like a dinosaur but scampered the Earth earlier, predating both dinosaurs and flying pterosaurs.
1 week ago
Penn State researchers still need the public’s help to fight the spotted lanternfly, but a new tracking technique can help target emerging infestations
Scientists and the public are working to limit the spread of this harmful pest.
2 weeks ago
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