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Not all solar eclipse viewing glasses are safe, NASA warns

The Great Solar Eclipse is coming up on August 21 and thousands of spectators are expected to flock to South Carolina to view the historic event. You’ll need special protective eyewear and if you’ve already snagged a pair, NASA says beware. Make sure to watch the eclipse through special eclipse-viewing glasses, and be certain they aren’t fakes. NASA says that…

Juno Reaches Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft has entered Jupiter's orbit.

  The solar-powered spacecraft Juno has officially entered orbit around the planet Jupiter, marking the beginning of a 20-mointh, $1.1 billion mission to map the gas giant and send back data. The arrival was dramatic, with Juno firing its rockets in do-or-die autopilot to loop into the planet’s orbit because of the time difference between Earth and Jupiter. while in…