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Carson High School students help uncover secrets of universe

Carson High School students have joined with citizen scientists across the Sierra to explore the hidden recesses of outer space, which might help understand the origins of the universe. “This is firsthand experience, getting the kids involved in real science,” said astronomy teacher James Bean. “The data these kids will help collect will be used by scientists to get information on how the solar system was formed.” Residents joined students at the Jack C. Davis Observatory at Western Nevada College this weekend to study Kuiper belt objects — large, frozen bodies that orbit the sun beyond Neptune. Students spent Friday …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 7, 2013 11:25AM Published May 6, 2013 11:50PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.