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2015/06/30 20:20
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DETROIT, MI -- They say there are only 24 hours in a day, but procrastinators and the sleep deprived can rejoice tonight in the knowledge that they'll get one extra second, thanks to a directive from...
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2015/06/30 02:55
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You’ve heard of leap years. Now meet the leap second. While a normal day lasts 86,400 seconds, this Tuesday—June 30, 2015—will last 86,401, in order for timekeepers to account for the Earth’s...
2015/06/29 23:12
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... — On June 30, time will stand still. Just for a second — a leap second. Since 1967, when clocks went atomic, human timekeeping has been independent of the earth's rotation. The problem...
2015/06/27 21:19
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Surveying our star-spangled sky for July, Venus and Jupiter prepare for a cosmic embrace after dusk in the west, Saturn strolls the southern heavens, we get close-ups of Pluto and if you wash your car...
2015/06/20 19:47
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Police say they're investigating a homicide near the U.S. Naval Observatory in northwest Washington. Police say they were called Friday evening to the 3600 block of Calvert Street, Northwest, for a...
2015/06/20 15:19
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A man was fatally stabbed Friday night in the Glover Park neighborhood of Northwest Washington, near the U.S. Naval Observatory, according to D.C. police Few details were immediately available on...
2015/06/18 10:15
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The U.S. Naval Observatory is a very famous place. Most know it as the residence of the vice president of the United States. But what many people don’t know is that it is a fully functioning...
2015/06/15 23:19
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Children’s National Medical Center has agreed to pay $12.9 million to settle a suit alleging that the hospital submitted false information to receive Medicaid and federal funding, the U.S. Justice...
2015/06/15 19:19
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D.C. police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred Thursday evening in Northwest Washington near the U.S. Naval Observatory. A woman was crossing a street about 6:10 p.m when she...
2015/06/12 01:46
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A female pedestrian has died after she was hit by a driver Thursday evening near the U.S. Naval Observatory. Police were called to the scene of the crash about 6:10 p.m. near Wisconsin Avenue and...
2015/06/10 08:03
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The most accurate tool on the planet for plotting the tick-tock of life goes by the humdrum name of NIST-F2. It is a cesium fountain atomic clock at the National Institute of Standards and Technology...
2015/06/01 01:50
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WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama visited Vice President Joe Biden and his family on Sunday to offer condolences after the death of Biden's son, Beau. Beau Biden, 46, who served eight years as...
2015/05/30 19:19
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Much like young lovers running slowly in a field toward each other preparing to embrace, Venus and Jupiter spend all of June in an affectionate, cosmic jog. Watch it all unfold every night after dusk...
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