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"USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6)" at her sinking, by Francis Muller, 1920 | Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, D.C.

Uncovering New Clues About A 99-Year-Old Underwater War Grave

World War I, which the U.S. joined 100 years ago, is often thought of as a distant war, whose casualties were suffered in other lands, and whose roots in the struggles facing Europe are


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An Accidental Eclipse-Chaser

It’s been decades since I last took astronomy seriously. I was a child geek — collecting NASA mission patches and staying up late for Perseid meteor showers, but then I became a young single parent


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Viewing Monday’s Eclipse

  The Great American Solar Eclipse is this coming Monday, and the Montauk Observatory has events planned at both the South Fork Natural History Museum and the Parrish Art Museum — while reservations have been


On June 16, Luminati Aerospace executives cut a ribbon ceremonially opening Plant 6 at the former Calverton Grumman Plant.

Luminati Reopens Grumman Plant 6, Pledging New Aerospace Jobs for Long Island

If you’ve been wondering what Luminati Aerospace is working on at the former Grumman plant in Calverton, this past Friday might have been your one chance to see their work in action. The company, founded


Nikola Tesla and the Changing Landscape

On May 4, it will have been four years since a devoted group of fans of the scientific visionary Nikola Tesla saved his crumbling laboratory in Shoreham, and on Independence Day this summer, it


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