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Aurora could be visible from parts of W.Va. this weekend

The Northern Lights are a rare spectacle in West Virginia, though the may be seen intermittently to the northward from lofty vantages.
Though nothing is sure, there's a chance a rare glimpse of the Northern Lights could be visible in parts of West Virginia this weekend. The...

Signals from space: WVU develops AI to detect radio bursts

The Byrd Telescope glows red in the darkness at Green Bank.
West Virginia University’s Duncan Lorimer might be the "godfather of the fast radio burst," but a pair of international students have taken exploring these...

Observatory in remote West Virginia mountains to remain open

A student stands in the doorway of the control room for the 40-foot Telescope at the Green Bank Observatory.
The National Science Foundation has announced plans to leave open the remote Green Bank Observatory high in the Allegheny Mountains in eastern West Virginia. Formerly...

Wolf Moon once shone on wolf-haunted West Virginia hills

Wolf Moon over West Virginia
January's Wolf Moon recalls a time when wolves roamed the hills of West Virginia. Though the idea may seem as remote as the dark...

WVU joins gravitational wave detection network

The Green Bank Telescope in Pocahontas County will be employed in the international effort.
The hunt for more evidence of gravitational waves— the ripples in space-time formed by cataclysmic events in the distant universe—will be accelerated with a...

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