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Best of the ’Net: The Outer Space Edition

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Our national parks remind us how diverse we are as a nation, where we come from, where we have been… but do they also show us what is unknown and yet to be discovered? This week on Best of the ’Net, we explore fun national park news around the web with an intergalactic theme. “A long time ago in a [...]

Posted on: July 12 2013
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Best of the ’Net: The Slow and Cute Edition

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Best of the ’Net is NPCA’s weekly roundup of fun park-related stuff online. This week, we celebrate Death Valley at night, enjoy another top 20 list, get a good reminder to slow down and take things in, and catch a couple of celebrities showing their support for one of America’s amazing landscapes, among other things. Sunchaser Pictures did it again. [...]

Posted on: May 2 2013
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VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of “Death Valley Dreamlapse”

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Last week, staff at NPCA escaped for a few minutes into the desert—virtually, at least—as we marveled at the latest video by Sunchaser Pictures, “Death Valley Dreamlapse” (below). Little did we know that the film crew captured these solitary dunes and spinning, swirling stars by traveling to a remote valley of the national park in below-freezing temperatures during a meteor [...]

Posted on: February 1 2013
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Author Shares His Love for the Darkest Skies and Most Brilliant Stars

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By Lynn Davis, Senior Program Manager of NPCA’s Nevada Field Office Paul Bogard has a great gig traveling around the world to ponder the darkness of night skies and the corresponding brilliance of millions of stars. Bogard, who is not an astronomer but a creative writing professor, was given a contract from preeminent publisher Little Brown to travel anywhere in [...]

Posted on: May 30 2012
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