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No unread posts Announcements Sunspotter: Citizen...
Thu, Mar 20 2014 7:37 AM
 
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No unread posts Being or Becoming a Scientist
For example: What's it like being a scientist?
Re: careers
Fri, Mar 21 2014 11:08 AM
 
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No unread posts Scientist's Hobbies
For example, perhaps you have a hobby in common with a scientist that you want to talk about.
Re: Hobbies
Mon, Mar 24 2014 11:29 AM
 
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No unread posts Facts about the Sun
Before asking a question about the Sun, you may want to check out these facts about the Sun. This will answer all your questions about how hot the Sun is (1), how big it is (2), how old it is (3), etc.
Re: Sun's Weight
Mon, Mar 24 2014 11:43 AM
 
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No unread posts Sunspots
For example: What are sunspots?
Sunspots
Fri, Mar 21 2014 1:02 PM
 
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No unread posts Solar Storms
For example: How fast is a Coronal Mass Ejection? What is a solar flare?
Re: solar storms
Fri, Mar 21 2014 10:39 AM
 
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No unread posts Magnetism and Magnetic Storms
For example: What is the strength of a magnetic field in a sunspot?
Re: mag/storms
Thu, Mar 20 2014 11:35 AM
 
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No unread posts Solar Energy
For example, how can we use solar energy?
Solar is a great...
Tue, Mar 18 2014 9:07 AM
 
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No unread posts Solar Eclipses
For example: What's the difference between a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse?
Re: Using Solar...
Mon, Mar 24 2014 11:45 AM
 
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No unread posts Ancient Observatories
For example, are there any ancient observatories in the United States?
Re: Ancient Civilizations
Mon, Mar 17 2014 7:27 AM
 
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No unread posts Black holes
Check out this page from the University of Cambridge for all you need to know about black holes.
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No unread posts Other
Anything else you can think of not covered in the other categories.
Re: solar flares...
Mon, Mar 24 2014 11:38 AM
 
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No unread posts 2005 Feb28-Mar04 Subforum(s) Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Solar Eclipses, Scientist's hobbies, Ancient Observatories, Being or becoming a scientist, Other   64 143
No unread posts 2005 Sep26-30 Subforum(s) Being or becoming a scientist, Scientist's hobbies, Facts about the Sun , Solar Eclipses, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other   67 148
No unread posts 2006 March 06-10 Subforum(s) Being or becoming a scientist, Facts about the Sun, Solar Eclipses, Scientist's hobbies, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: Solar Temperature
Mon, Mar 19 2012 1:11 PM
 
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No unread posts 2006 October 02-06 Subforum(s) Being or becoming a scientist, Facts about the Sun, Solar Eclipses, Scientist's hobbies, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: ancient/u.s...
Wed, Oct 17 2007 11:14 AM
 
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No unread posts 2007 Feb26-Mar02 Subforum(s) Being or becoming a scientist, Scientist's hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Solar Eclipses, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: Essay about...
Thu, Mar 20 2008 10:38 AM
 
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No unread posts 2007 Oct 15-19 Subforum(s) Sunspots, Solar Storms, Solar Eclipses, Ancient Observatories, Being or becoming a scientist, Scientist's hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Other Re: sunspots
Mon, Mar 17 2008 4:11 PM
 
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No unread posts 2008 March 17-21 Subforum(s) Being or becoming a scientist, Scientist's hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Other, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Solar Eclipses, Solar Energy, Ancient Observatories   156 384
No unread posts 2008 Oct 20-24 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Solar Eclipses, Solar Energy, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: How does the...
Mon, Oct 5 2009 10:50 AM
 
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No unread posts 2009 March 9-13 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Ancient Observatories, Solar Eclipses, Other Re: Solar Telescopes
Wed, Oct 7 2009 12:58 PM
 
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No unread posts 2009 Oct 05-09 Subforum(s) Facts about the Sun, Being or Becoming a Scientist, Solar Eclipses, Solar Storms, Scientist's Hobbies, Sunspots, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: observatory
Mon, Apr 12 2010 9:25 PM
 
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No unread posts 2010 Apr 12-16 Subforum(s) Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Sunspots, Ancient Observatories, Solar Eclipses, Being or Becoming a Scientist, Other Re: solar storm
Tue, Oct 19 2010 9:05 AM
 
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No unread posts 2010 Oct 18-22 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Eclipses, Solar Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: Type of galaxy
Fri, Oct 22 2010 4:23 PM
 
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No unread posts 2011 March 21-25 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Solar Eclipses, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other   58 132
No unread posts 2011 Oct 17-21 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Solar Eclipses, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: Sunspots
Mon, Mar 19 2012 9:14 AM
 
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No unread posts 2012 March 19-23 Subforum(s) Facts about the Sun, Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Sunspots, Solar Eclipses, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Solar Energy, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: our warm winter
Mon, Oct 15 2012 10:41 AM
 
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No unread posts 2012 Oct 15-19 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Solar Energy, Solar Eclipses, Ancient Observatories, Other   48 127
No unread posts 2013 Mach 18-22 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Solar Energy, Solar Eclipses, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: Life
Mon, Oct 21 2013 6:44 PM
 
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No unread posts 2013 Oct 21-25 Subforum(s) Being or Becoming a Scientist, Scientist's Hobbies, Facts about the Sun, Sunspots, Solar Storms, Magnetism and Magnetic Storms, Solar Energy, Solar Eclipses, Ancient Observatories, Other Re: sunspot structure
Thu, Mar 20 2014 1:05 PM
 
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