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2014/04/20 16:08
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Astronomy enthusiasts unite and head outside early Tuesday morning for a front-­seat view of a total lunar eclipse. The spectacle is the first total lunar eclipse since December 2012 that’s visible...
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2014/04/16 07:40
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Tonight, the waning gibbous moon and the red supergiant star Antares rise in the southeast late tonight, or after the constellation Orion sets. After the moon and Antares rise tonight, they will cross...
2014/04/15 00:37
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Learn how eclipses differ. A rust-hued blood moon will be visible early Tuesday morning in Southwest Florida, providing a rare opportunity to glimpse a total lunar eclipse. The partial lunar eclipse...
2014/04/08 07:30
2014/04/08 07:30
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Later dismissal times at Titan Hill Intermediate School could find students arriving home after the sun falls below the horizon this winter. Parents of elementary school students, however, may not...
2014/04/04 19:40
2014/04/04 19:40
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Photo credit: National Institute of Standards and Technology The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has officially launched a new atomic clock, called...
2014/04/04 08:23
2014/04/04 08:23
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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Good news for people who are sticklers for punctuality: The National Institute of Standards and Technology has a new atomic clock that isn't supposed to gain or lose a second in...
2014/04/03 21:40
2014/04/03 21:40
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The 3-star tapped for the No. 2 job at U.S. Special Operations Command leads the list of 29 flag officer nominations announced Tuesday by the Pentagon. Vice Adm. Sean Pybus was nominated for...
2014/03/27 18:31
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In its first months of operation, the APF has found two new planetary systems, giving astronomers a taste of planetary riches to come Lick Observatory’s newest telescope, the Automated Planet Finder...
2014/03/25 03:04
2014/03/25 03:04
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Vice President Joe Biden and new Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud became fast friends Monday after spending the afternoon and evening getting to know each...
2014/03/20 21:56
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Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Hatchery trucks are filling lakes with trout The only certain harbinger of spring is not birdsong, nor love in the air, nor Little League baseball...
2014/03/20 16:38
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It may not feel like it in the chilly United States, but it's the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. The season officially begins at 12:57 p.m. ET on March 20—a precise and fixed point...
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