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What will we see in Pennsylvania during the solar eclipse of 2017? - PennLive.com
But, as for the solar eclipse this summer, on Aug. 21, unless you're willing to travel, a partial is all we'll be seeing. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly between the Earth and the Sun. The Moon's shadow is cast onto the Earth ...

Highest aviation alert level issued after Alaskan volcano erupts - CNN
(CNN) A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday. The event, which took place on Alaska's Bogoslof Island, part of the Aleutian island chain, caused the ...

Blue whale that washed ashore in northern Calif. has been spotted dozens of times before - CBS News
BOLINAS, Calif. -- The body of an endangered, 79-foot-long blue whale that washed ashore in Marin County, California, had injuries consistent with being struck by a ship, according to an expert from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito, CBS San ...

Great Barrier Reef Bleaching For Second Consecutive Year, 2016 Impact Worse Than Thought Earlier - International Business Times
The Great Barrier Reef, a 1,400-mile World Heritage Site along Australia's east coast, is in trouble, and that trouble is growing to proportions that might soon become impossible to alleviate. The colorful corals that make the site an attractive ...

Construction Begins on World's Largest Telescope - BallerStatus.com
Construction has begun on what is being called the world's largest telescope, which will enhance scientists' ability to explore the universe when it opens in 2024. Aptly named Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), it will feature a main mirror that is 43 ...

A possible glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees - CBS News
WASHINGTON ? There's a glimmer of hope for America's ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday. Beekeepers lost 21 percent of their colonies over last winter, ...

NASA to release artificial clouds above the Maryland coast - The News Tribune
NASA will release luminescent clouds above the Mid-Atlantic coast while testing a new system to support studies of the ionosphere. The clouds will be accompanied by a sounding rocket launch on Tuesday from the Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's ...


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