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During a solar eclipse the drift of the moon's shadow across the Earth becomes its own weather front.

Seeker - ‎May 23, 2016‎
During a solar eclipse the drift of the moon's shadow across the Earth becomes its own weather front. RELATED stories. Female pandas are only "in the mood" for sex at the most three days each year.

GFC MSU students prepare to document solar eclipse

Great Falls Tribune - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The recent balloon launch was a test launch for a project that is still more than a year away. Great Falls College MSU is part of the Eclipse Ballooning Project.

SIU to host solar eclipse workshop in June

KFVS - ‎May 22, 2016‎
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -. In preparation for a total solar eclipse that will center on southern Illinois, SIUC will hold a workshop where some of the country's leading solar scientists will assist people in learning more about and appreciating this rare ...
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How to watch the SpaceX rocket launch live tonight

PC Advisor - ‎3 hours ago‎
How to watch the SpaceX rocket launch today and how to learn more about the planets and stars using your smartphone. How to watch the SpaceX rocket launch today and how to learn more about the planets and stars using your smartphone ...

Solar Eclipse 2017

Clarksville Now - ‎May 15, 2016‎
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - (CLARKSVILLENOW.COM) The Clarksville area is among best spots for viewing the solar Eclipse of 2017. The total solar eclipse will occur on Aug. 21, 2017, and will be the first in the mainland U.S. in almost four decades.

SIU to host major solar eclipse workshop in June

SIU News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
CARBONDALE, Ill. - A total solar eclipse that will center on Southern Illinois is still more than a year away, but in astronomical terms that's only a blink of an eye.

Ste. Genevieve officials preparing early for 2017 total solar eclipse

KFVS - ‎May 19, 2016‎
City leaders in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri aren't sure exactly how many people will show up for this eclipse in 2017, but they're wasting no time putting an event together for it.
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From Easter Island to Stonehenge, climate change threatens iconic tourist sites

Yahoo News - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and U.N.

Six can't-miss astronomy events for those lazy summer nights

The Weather Network - ‎May 24, 2016‎
For roughly 3 hours, from 7:30 UTC to 10:30 UTC, the Moon will be passing in front of the Sun, producing a solar eclipse. This is a special one, however, because the Moon will be only 5 days away from apogee, its farthest distance from Earth.

Casper Eclipse

KCWY 13 Where News Comes First - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The Great American Eclipse is August 21st 2017 and Casper is one of the few places in the world where it will be a total solar eclipse. Casper has been gearing up for this event for several months now the eclipse has the potential to double the cities ...

WA Gayle Planetarium to host national conference of planetarium professionals

Trojan News Center (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Planetarium, operated for the City of Montgomery by Troy University, will host the joint conference of the Southeastern Planetarium Association (SEPA) and the Western Alliance Conference (WAC).

Fitting the entire universe into an art gallery

Apollo Magazine - ‎6 hours ago‎
For many centuries, solar eclipses were seen as ominous occurrences: the Greek word ekleipsis means abandonment, downfall, darkening, which translates that gut-wrenching moment when the Earth is plunged into darkness, and even the birds stop singing ...

Are solar-powered smartphones on the horizon?

PBS NewsHour - ‎May 24, 2016‎
At the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona this year, Japanese cell phone maker Kyocera Corp. for the second year running showed off a prototype of a 12.7-centimeter solar-powered phone. The so-far nameless device allows for a minute of talk time for ...
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How Did Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Meet? They Stayed Friends After 'Green Lantern'

Romper - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Sort of like a solar eclipse). Flash forward a year, and both couples have broken up. Lively and Reynolds, who remained friends, were on a double date with another couple... and sparks started to fly between them. Which must have been super awko taco ...
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How much renewable energy can JPS absorb?

Jamaica Observer - ‎May 24, 2016‎
During Europe's total solar eclipse early in 2014, a curtailing of more than 10 GW of solar PV followed by ramp up of 14 GW at the end of the eclipse occurred, both within minutes, and were handled by the market with no need for intervention.

App of the week: Cosmic Watch

Stuff - ‎May 24, 2016‎
We're sure we're not the only ones who walked out of Gravity, The Martian and Interstellar and instantly added NASA and ISRO onto our Twitter feed.

The Strongest Gravitational Show In The Universe

Forbes - ‎May 23, 2016‎
In 1919, a solar eclipse proved one of Einstein's greatest predictions: that mass curves space, and causes starlight to bend.

10 Things You May Not Know About Nat Turner's Rebellion

History - ‎May 24, 2016‎
4. An eruption of Mount St. Helens may have triggered the launch of the rebellion. When the daytime sky went dark on February 12, 1831, during a solar eclipse, Turner believed it a sign from God to begin the planning for his uprising. After meeting ...

Rosliston observatory plan needs boost from community

Burton Mail - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The club already holds public events, such as the gathering for the solar eclipse last year and the transit of Mercury across the sun earlier this month.

How To Keep Up To Date With Astronomy News

TheSequitur.com - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Eclipses are among the most interesting astronomy news subjects. Every few years, a solar eclipse can be observed from somewhere on the Earth - but it's from a different place each time.
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