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Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by...

Thousands of exoplanets have been detected by astronomers throughout the galaxy using a variety of different methods over the past three decades. http://bit.ly/2GdhBxm

    How Do Astronomers Discover New Planets?
    With few unexplored regions left on Earth for those with the itch for exploration, planets around other stars are the new terra incognita. Beyond the inimitable coolness of outer space, exoplanets have their own distinct appeal that captures the imagination - what would an alien world look like?
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On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off ...

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart continued to fly strictly by instinct. While working to improve her aviation skills, she and her husband planned a solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1932, they announced that on the fifth anniversary of Charles Lindbergh’s across the Atlantic, Amelia would attempt the same. Earhart landed in Ireland after a thirteen hour flight. Learn more: http://bit.ly/N8x5HT IMAGE: George W. Harris and Martha Ewing | [Amelia Earhart in airplane] | 1936 | Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart took off for Ireland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Even as new technology for radio and navigation was developed, Earhart...
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Center City District shared Billy Penn's post...

    Naturally Philly: All the trees, shrubs and flowers you'll find at the Rail Park
    Naturally Philly is a new Billy Penn column that explores the city's wildlife and plants - both familiar and extraordinary - that thrive or struggle in our urban environment. It won't be your typical walk in the park.When the ribbon is cut on June 14 for the city's newest open space, the Rail Park, visitors will experience a very different kind of village green.
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Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage ...

Scientists believe the Great Pacific Garbage Patch contains more than 79,000 tons of plastic spread over an area three times the size of France. https://nbcnews.to/2G6ntZD

    The Pacific Ocean has a plastic problem. Here's the bold plan to fix it.
    In the Pacific Ocean halfway between California and Hawaii lies what's become known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge jumble of fishing nets, bottles, bags, and other plastic items as well as tiny bits of plastic debris. "It's a vast plastic soup," says Kahi Pacarro, executive director of Honolulu-based Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii.
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#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was...

#FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the Prince Theater!

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    FunFact Han's reluctant hero personality was mirrored after Francis Ford Coppola, who directed Apocalypse Now and The Godfather. 5 days and counting until Solo: A Star Wars Story premieres at the...
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“What I loved about science was that you didn...

“What I loved about science was that you didn’t have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting. I found just enormous solace in that.” -Dr. Paul Offit, Pediatrician. This video is part of The Franklin Institute’s Science Stories series. Tell us yours: http://bit.ly/tell-science-story #ScienceStories

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    "What I loved about science was that you didn't have to believe in it. It was an evidence-based system. It was an antidote to superstition. There were rules, and those rules were somehow comforting....
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Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising ...

Don’t forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Monday, May 21, 2018, at 4:39 am ET. Learn more: https://go.nasa.gov/2GeAPD6 IMAGE: Patrick Black | Liftoff of Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket From NASA Wallops on Nov. 12 | 2017 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    Don't forget that keen-eyed and early rising skywatchers in our region will be able to watch the launch of an Antares rocket heading to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia...
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IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recog...

IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success – did you know that you can still bring home one of his fabulous screenprints? Explore this work now in the Gallery Store or Shop online. For more information, contact The Gallery Store at gallerystore@printcenter.org, 215.735.6090 x2. Image: Carl Fudge, Composition 2 in Orange, Pink, Red and Gold, 2004, Silkscreen, Edition 4 of 6, 24 1/2" x 24 1/2" https://printcenterstore.myshopify.com/collections/carl-fudge/products/composition-2-in-orange-pink-red-and-gold

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    IN THE GALLERY STORE! Carl Fudge turns recognizable images into hypnotic abstractions that evoke pixelated images. His solo exhibition here at The Print Center in 2005 was a huge success - did you...
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Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, ...

Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three post-dated letters, two (dated June 12 and 19) about his impending departure for home and another (dated June 29), stating that he has just left the castle. Jonathan writes in his journal, “I know now the span of my life. God help me!” *The novel, Dracula, is comprised of journal entries and letters, all dated, so throughout the year, we’ll be posting a day-by-day account of the plot of Dracula. Follow along with your own reading and feel free to leave comments below (no spoilers for those who may be reading for the first time).

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    Read Dracula in real time.* During the day, Jonathan tries to return to the room where he met the vampire women, but finds the door blocked. In the evening, the Count asks him to write three...
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Here’s another feature for #internationalmuse...

Here’s another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More great work done by our Human Remains Conservator, This brain shows an abscess and thrombosis. Unfortunately, while in the jar it developed a problem with mould, and so it was removed and treated with anti-fungal agents before being re-mounted in new fluid. A big improvement!

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Here's another feature for #internationalmuseumday, Surgeons' Hall Museums in Edinburgh (UK). Three collections - pathology, surgery, and dental, open to the public seven days a week. ・・・ More...
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Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Art in the Open Philadelphia is on the Banks all weekend! See the river and Philadelphia through the work of 40 artists and collaborative teams working in all media. More info: https://bit.ly/1eshTSD

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Center City District shared a link.

    Construction to Begin on Market JFK Vision Zero Safety Project | Office of Transportation & Infrastructure Systems
    PHILADELPHIA - The Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (oTIS) announced today that restriping and safety improvements are scheduled to begin on Monday, May 21 for the Market JFK Vision Zero Pilot Project. Restriping and installation of flexible delineator posts and signage are expected to be completed within two weeks, weather permitting.
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Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is M...

Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it’s also free to attend. 🧠🧠

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Our next #internationalmuseumday feature is Museum Vrolik in Amsterdam. A large collection of anatomy and pathology, it's also free to attend. 🧠🧠
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“The rats and mice were voracious, eating bir...

“The rats and mice were voracious, eating birds alive - albatrosses, petrels, prions; anything they could get their teeth into, and that included chicks that were often several times their own size.” https://bbc.in/2G9iQxA

    Restoring South Georgia's wildlife paradise
    They have gone, or so it seems. The biggest rat eradication programme ever undertaken appears to have rid South Georgia island in the South Atlantic of its pest problem. A survey of the British Overseas Territory has found no trace of the rodents that had been attacking the local birdlife.
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Next up for our #internationalmuseumday featu...

Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter liquid was used as treatment for many afflictions, mental and physical. Laudanum is an opium tincture containing opium alkaloids: morphine and codeine. It was named by Paracelsus, “the father of toxicology,” and was believed to mean “something to be praised” in Latin. Used throughout Victorian society as a muscle relaxer, cough suppressant, etc., the medicine is highly addictive. It has the reputation of having inspired writers, poets and artists, such as Charles Dickens, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and Thomas De Quincey. In 1868 after numerous overdoses of the once over-the-counter drug, restrictions were put into place and the bottle had to be clearly labeled as a poison."

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Next up for our #internationalmuseumday feature is this marvelous mid-west medical museum, the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago (USA). ・・・ "This reddish-brown, extremely bitter...
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The Franklin Institute is asking for donation...

Happy International Museum Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/1j9UnfV

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    Happy International Museum Day from The Franklin Institute! http://bit.ly/1j9UnfV
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First on our #internationalmuseumday feature:...

First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg…it’s free. ・・・ This is a late 18th century ivory obturator with human teeth, believed to have belonged to Sir Edmund Burke. . Edmund Burke was an Irish-born writer and politician, widely regarded as the philosophical founder of modern conservatism. He moved to London in 1750, where he served as an MP for 28 years. This prosthesis appears to have had the dual function of providing an upper set of teeth – human teeth riveted into the ivory base – and sealing a hole, front right in the roof of the mouth, suggesting that the wearer had a cleft palate. . You can see these and more at our new #Teethexhibition opening on 17 May. From folk remedies and tooth fairies to barber-surgeons and professional dentists, Teeth tells the tale of our pursuit of a pain-free mouth and the perfect smile. Image courtesy: British Dental Association Museum .

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    First on our #internationalmuseumday feature: Want to see a medical collection with bite? The Wellcome Collection in London (UK) has a new exhibition on teeth open now through September, and it...
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The Print Center added 2 new photos.

Thank you for joining us for our opening reception of the 92nd ANNUAL solo exhibitions! It was a perfect beginning to the evening to hear Julie Anne Greenberg and Jacob Koestler talk about their work. Many thanks to the artists! If you missed the opening, the exhibitions: Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter | Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains | Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy are on view through August 4, 2018. We hope to see you! Daniel W. Coburn’s exhibition will feature previously unshown works from the series Becoming a Specter. | Julie Anne Greenberg creates installations composed of hundreds of printed and cut paper components affixed directly to the wall. | Jacob Koestler combines multiple print and photographic media, sometimes in the same piece. http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

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    The Print Center added a new photo.
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Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

It’s #internationalmuseumday! Because there can only be one Mütter Museum, and not everyone can visit Philadelphia (although you should) today we will share some other museums you can check out. Image is of a humerus from Dr. Mütter’s collection.

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Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square updated t...

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“If you would not be forgotten, as soon as yo...

“If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing.” -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1783. http://bit.ly/1Z1Wq64 #FranklinFriday IMAGE: David Edwin | Benjamin Franklin | Library of Congress

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    "If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth writing." -Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack, 1783....
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2 days ago

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all ar...

Six farmers' markets open this weekend all around the Philadelphia area, over 100 farmers and food artisans coming from the farms and the kitchens to the markets. Hope you're hungry!

    Six Farmers' Markets Open This Weekend
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Weekend Things To Do In Philly ~ Spruce Street Harbor Park, Wizard World, Silkies Hike, All Star Craft Beer Festival, Rittenhouse Row Festival, 9th Street Italian Market Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Festival and More!

...Cinema ~ May 18 – September 3 ~  FREE on every 1st Sunday. Held at the Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibit explores the relationship between impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir and master filmmaker Jean...

...suggested donation $10)  From 5 pm – 8 pm at The Academy of Natural Sciences at 1900 Benjamin Franklin parkway. On the fourth Friday evening of every month this winter and spring, the Academy...

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Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street. Get ready for fun family-oriented programming! Performances range from circus arts to an imaginative show featuring a giant, costumed dragon. ~ Philadelphia Children’s Festival ~

...at the Pennsylvania Convention Center ~ May 18 – 20 ~ Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at 1101 Arch Street. Comics, cosplay and pop culture fanatics of all ages invade the Pennsylvania Convention Center for...

Philadlephia Orchestra Presents: Tosca at the Kimmel Center ~ May 18 – 20 - Held at Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street at the Kimmel Center. The world’s leading opera conductor brings to Verizon Hall one...

...of Spruce Street Harbor Park & UNIVESTival ~ May 18- 20 ~ Held at Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the beer garden and the relaxing waterfront hangout. There will be a weekend-long...

...RiverRink Summerfest ~ May 18 – 20; May 24 – September 3 ~ Held at the Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard. Enjoy the roller rink, mini-golf course, The Midway (with the giant Ferris wheel!) and...

...the Fine Arts ~ May 18 – June 3~ Held at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118-128 N. Broad Street. PAFA is known for admitting some of the best. Here the public has the opportunity...

Liberty Lands Market ~ May 19 ~ From 9 am until 3 pm at 926 N. American St in Northern Liberties. One can find everything from fresh organic produce to hand crafted wears...

...Terminal Market ~ May 19 ~ From 10 am to 3 pm at Reading Terminal Market at 51 N. 12th Street. For its 125th birthday, Reading Terminal Market thanks its visitors and loyal guests on Saturday...

Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~ May 19 ~ From 10 am to 2 pm, The Food Trust holds an outdoor market at 43rd St and Baltimore Ave. Enjoy fresh vegetables & food from favorite local farmers and producers. ~ Clark Park Farmers’ Market ~

...Schmidt’s Commons ~ May 19 ~ From 5 pm – 9:30 pm at Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 N. 2nd Street. The Preakness Stakes is the second race of the Triple Crown series. Enjoy this unique...

40th Street Summer Series ~ May 19 ~ FREE - Starts at 6 pm at 40th and Walnut streets. Enjoy the West Philadelphia Orchestra and Dan Blacksberg’s Hot Klezmers. Guests can enjoy...

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

PHS Pop-Up Garden ~ Relax while enjoying food & beer at two different locations! South Street, 1438 South Street and University City Square, 36th & Filbert streets. ~ PHS Pop-Up Garden ~

...pm in the South Street Headhouse District, Experience the creativity and energy of the fabulous Fourth Street and South Street business communities with an evening of extended hours, art, music, food and shopping along Historic...

    Weekend Things To Do In Philly ~ Spruce Street Harbor Park, Wizard World, Silkies Hike, All Star Craft Beer Festival, Rittenhouse Row Festival, 9th Street Italian Market Festival, Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby Festival and More!
    Things to do in Philadelphia ~ March 18 - 24 ~ Visiting Philadelphia or living in or nearby Philly? We have it all for you. Anything from free events in Philadelphia, to food festivals, historical sites, museums and much more. With so many things to do in Philadelphia, you can't go wrong.
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There is no market this Saturday due to the R...

There is no market this Saturday due to the Rittenhouse Row Festival but the Tuesday market begins next week, 10am-2pm. New vendors for the Tuesday market that we are very excited about, read all about them here.

    Rittenhouse Farmers' Market: No Market This Saturday But Open Tuesday May 22nd!
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3 days ago

Schuylkill Banks added 3 new photos.

Thanks to @GuyCarpenter for doing some much-needed weeding along the trail on this raining day!

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Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of...

Happy Birthday Edward Jenner! Edward Jenner is known for his discovery of the use of cowpox as a vaccine against smallpox. He also had a medical collection, much like our own dr. Mütter. We are lucky enough to have a piece of that collection. This is a bezoar from the stomach of a cow. Note on the second image it’s labeled: hair ball. Cow. You can see a bezoar in our Grimm’s Anatomy exhibit, and you can see much more hair in our current special exhibition Woven Strands: The Art of Human Hair Work. #jenner #edwardjenner #notkyliejenner #science #vaccines #smallpox #hairball #museum #museumcollection #pathology

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The Philadelphia Commission for Women is host...

The Philadelphia Commission for Women is hosting their panel, "Women Entrpreneurs: Stories of Successes and Challenges in Starting a Business", Wednesday, May 30th from 6pm-8pm. We Work, 1900 Market St. Come out and be inspired!

    Councilman Derek Green
    The Philadelphia Commission for Women is hosting their panel, "Women Entrpreneurs: Stories of Successes and Challenges in Starting a Business", Wednesday, May 30th from 6pm-8pm. We Work, 1900 Market...
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3 days ago

The Franklin Institute is live now.

Our Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das, has brought together a group of staff from The Franklin Institute to perform the “Yanny or Laurel?” experiment and discuss the science behind the debate. What do you hear? Find out more: https://bit.ly/2rQD8Hk

    The Franklin Institute
    Our Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das, has brought together a group of staff from The Franklin Institute to perform the "Yanny or Laurel?" experiment and discuss the science behind the debate....
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The Franklin Institute was live.

Our Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das, has brought together a group of staff from The Franklin Institute to perform the “Yanny or Laurel?” experiment and discuss the science behind the debate. What do you hear? Find out more: https://bit.ly/2rQD8Hk

    The Franklin Institute
    Our Chief Bioscientist, Dr. Jayatri Das, has brought together a group of staff from The Franklin Institute to perform the "Yanny or Laurel?" experiment and discuss the science behind the debate....
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NEW SHOWS OPEN TODAY, THURSDAY, MAY 17! JOIN...

NEW SHOWS OPEN TODAY, THURSDAY, MAY 17! JOIN US FOR THE OPENING OF THE 92ND ANNUAL SOLO EXHIBITIONS! Reception: Thursday, May 17, 6:00 - 7:30pm Gallery Talk by the Artists at 5:30pm Daniel W. Coburn: Becoming a Specter Julie Anne Greenberg: Considerable Uncertainty Remains Jacob Koestler: Copy of a Copy May 18 - August 4, 2018 Daniel W. Coburn’s exhibition will feature previously unshown works from the series Becoming a Specter. | Julie Anne Greenberg creates installations composed of hundreds of printed and cut paper components affixed directly to the wall. |Jacob Koestler combines multiple print and photographic media, sometimes in the same piece. http://printcenter.org/100/92nd-solo-shows/

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    NEW SHOWS OPEN TODAY, THURSDAY, MAY 17! JOIN US FOR THE OPENING OF THE 92ND ANNUAL SOLO EXHIBITIONS! Reception: Thursday, May 17, 6:00 - 7:30pm Gallery Talk by the Artists at 5:30pm Daniel W....
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“Interstellar clouds serve as the celestial c...

“Interstellar clouds serve as the celestial cradles for nascent stars, which condense out of these enormous conglomerations of gas and dust.” https://lat.ms/2G7wkdt

    Scientists develop a 3-D view of an interstellar cloud, where stars are born
    Two astronomers from Greece have managed to model the three-dimensional structure of an interstellar gas cloud, and found that it's on the order of 10 times more spacious than it originally appeared. The shape and structure of Musca, described in the journal Science, could help scientists probe the mysterious origins and evolution of stars - and by extension, the planets that surround them.
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English astronomer Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer ...

English astronomer Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer was born on this day in 1836. In 1869, Lockyer was one of the first scientists and to detect the element that he named helium in the Sun’s atmosphere. Helium (He), is the second lightest and second most abundant element in the observable universe, but was not detected on Earth for another quarter century. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2rmdl82 IMAGE: Pulses from the Sun | 2013 | NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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    English astronomer Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer was born on this day in 1836. In 1869, Lockyer was one of the first scientists and to detect the element that he named helium in the Sun's atmosphere....
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Center City District shared a link.

    Philly's Awesome New Elevated Rail Park Opens June 14
    The greening of Philadelphia continues as the first phase of the Rail Park - Philly's hotly anticipated elevated park and recreational pathway funded and built by Center City District - gets an official opening date just in time for the start of the summer season.
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Saturday May 19th is National May Ray Day...it's got something to do with sunshine, which will be in short supply because of the rain storms...and the fact that this is a 10pm match! Come stay dry with us. www.csztix.com

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    Saturday May 19th is National May Ray Day...it's got something to do with sunshine, which will be in short supply because of the rain storms...and the fact that this is a 10pm match! Come stay dry...
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Here is everything you need to know about the...

Here is everything you need to know about the Orbital ATK Antares launch to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility this Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 5:04 am ET (You might be able to catch a glimpse from Philadelphia). https://go.nasa.gov/2GeAPD6

    The Franklin Institute
    Here is everything you need to know about the Orbital ATK Antares launch to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility this Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 5:04 am ET (You might be...
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Have you ever seen our LIVING exhibit? Our Hi...

Have you ever seen our LIVING exhibit? Our Historical Medical Plant Garden is almost in full bloom! Want to see our garden and enjoy something “medicinal”? Thursday May 24: Kick off the holiday weekend with some beer and bones and our first beer garden of the year 🍺🌿💀☠️ Http://muttr.org/beergardenmay2018 or the link in our bio #visitphilly #discoverphl #philadelphia #garden #beergarden #phillyevent

    Mütter Museum of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
    Have you ever seen our LIVING exhibit? Our Historical Medical Plant Garden is almost in full bloom! Want to see our garden and enjoy something "medicinal"? Thursday May 24: Kick off the holiday...
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