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Super Moon to appear Saturday night
Super Moon to appear Saturday night (Image courtesy of NASA)
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‘Super Sturgeon Moon’ Will Be Seen Saturday Night August 29

According to NASA scientists, Saturday night will provide an extra large moon.  No, not the plumber bending over, but due to the orbit of the Earth and it's Moon, the globe will appear much larger and brighter. This picture provided by NASA shows the visual difference between a normal and super, or sturgeon, moon.

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Leaking tank AY-102 at Hanford
Leaking tank AY-102 at Hanford (Department of Energy)
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Government Investigation Acknowleged by Hanford Tank Contractor

A Hanford contractor has admitted the federal government is investigating the company's handling of a waste tank that's been leaking contaminated materials for some time at the Hanford Nuclear site.

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Inga Nielsen
Inga Nielsen
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Portland Man Says Meteorite Lit His Lawn on Fire, Learn Why Science Says No

A Portland man saw and heard a large, strange explosion in his front yard. He went outside to check and the dry grass (because of drought) was on fire! A neighbor says something fell from the sky.

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perseid meteor shower
perseid meteor shower (Getty Images)
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Thursday, Friday August 13-14 Best Nights to See Meteor Shower

Because of clear skies and warmer weather, the Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the best light shows in the sky ever. Here's how to best enjoy it the next two nights.

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Can You Guess What This Teacher Is Doing With the Knife?! [VIDEO]

Apparently they teach chemistry a little differently in Russia! Watch the video and see if you can guess what's going on!

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Category: Science, Videos
Pi-Lens
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Aurora Borealis Likely Visible TONIGHT!

On a scale of 1 to 10, there is a 7 chance tonight of seeing the Aurora Borealis!

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Oregon State professor predicts massive offshore earthquake
Oregon State professor predicts massive offshore earthquake (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)
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Oregon Expert Predicts Massive Offshore Earthquake in 30-50 Years

If you've seen the trailers for the new Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson movie "San Andreas,"  you might want to pay at least a little attention.

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10 Jokes Only Really Smart People Get

Let's see how many you understand!

Category: Science
Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals
Kadlec Concussion Summit coming May 20th -Must for parents, coachies, medical professionals (Townsquare media image)
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Hear Importance of Kadlec Concussion Summit Coming May 20th [AUDIO]

We had a chance this week to talk with Dr. Richard Jacobs, a former Richland High school alumni, who is one of the participants in the upcoming Concussion Summit being held in Richland by the Kadlec Neurological Resource Center. This important free event is for parents, coaches, medical professionals, and anyone who wants to learn more about this growing issue.

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Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain
Rep. Newhouse and other Congressmen tour Yucca Mountain (Newhouse photo)
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Rep. Newhouse Tours Yucca Mtn Nuclear Repository – Moves to Revive Project

In the wake of the Obama Administration abruptly terminating the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository,  a number of Congressional legislators are stepping up the process to get it re-opened, and refunded. Rep. Dan Newhouse and others toured the facility recently, and an updated report is expected on efforts to reopen it.

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