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Physics senior explores passion for astronomy in Arizona, Chile programs

When senior APSU physics major, Deborah Gulledge is not sewing as her hobby, she is immersed into the world of astronomy and what is out there to find in space. Gulledge said she has loved astronomy ever since she was young, and her father spoke to her about outer space ...

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Astronaut Rhea Seddon to give free talk at APSU on Aug. 20 as part of PeayClipse celebration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – On April 12, 1985, Dr. Rhea Seddon sat on 4.5 million pounds of explosives. It was a moment she’d been preparing for most of her life, but that didn’t stop her from feeling a little anxious. “It’s pretty scary those first few minutes,” she said during a ...

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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — This August, the U.S. will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years. Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes this one so special — at ...

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Campus prepares for historic event as nation looks to Clarksville in August

Next fall, the city of Clarksville will experience nearly two minutes of darkness in the middle of the afternoon. On Aug 21, 2017, a total eclipse will pass through Clarksville, making APSU and the surrounding areas a suitable place to view the occurrence. APSU will not only be observing, but ...

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SGA breaks tradition to fund Del Square Psi

SGA made history by passing Resolution No. 4, which will see them directly fund a student organization for an event for the first time, at their meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26. After a lengthy debate during the meeting on Oct. 19, SGA further discussed the resolution, which would provide funds to ...

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