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3 (00 million meters per second)

What moves at 300 million meters per second?  That’s the speed of light! From Wynne Parry’s “Why The Speed of Light Matters” in Live Science Credit: Willem Dijkstra, Shutterstock Einstein’s theory of special relativity sets of the speed of light, 186,000 miles per second (300 million meters per second), as a cosmic speed limit. Some [...]

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96 (Street Station)

Map from SPUI The 96th Street Station opened on October 27, 1904 in New York City.  In April, 2010, about 134,000 trips (10+5) begin or end at the station which means about 67,000 straphangers (10+4) used the new entrance to the 96th Street Station for travel on the 1, 2 and 3 lines.  WNYC News [...]

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3

3 spectacular events in the sky! Sunset (10+12) Photo: Lucia Eames Rainbow (10+3) Meteor Shower (10+5) Drawing: 5th grader in workshop Find out more about when to watch for these kinds of exciting events in the sky at StarDate.

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