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    Great World Wide Star Count: Light pollution to be mapped by thousands of citizen scientists around the world this month

    Schoolchildren, families, and citizen scientists around the world will gaze skyward after dark from October 20 to November 3, looking for specific constellations and then sharing their observations through the Internet.

    • Education + Outreach

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  2. Photograph of students standing in a hole, collecting soil samples

    Teenage scientists from around the world to meet at landmark conference

    Student scientists from the United States and around the world are converging in South Africa this month in what is likely to be one of the largest-ever international gatherings of teenage researchers.

    • Education + Outreach

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    Volunteers across nation to track climate clues in spring flowers

    A nationwide initiative starting tomorrow will enable volunteers to track climate change by observing the timing of flowers and foliage.

    • Education + Outreach,
    • Climate

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