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One Spring Thing: It’s Early This Year

We could all use a little good news.  According to Space.com, spring is arriving early this year thanks to it being a leap year —  the equinox will occur tonight at exactly 11:49 p.m. EDT (0349 GMT on March 20).  So in its honor, we thought you’d enjoy this video of flowers blooming, courtesy of […]

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One cool thing: vernal equinox from space

One cool thing: vernal equinox from space

Yesterday was the first day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and also the vernal equinox. This image from the Meteosat-9 satellite shows Earth from space on the equinox. As the New York Times explained, the spring equinox is a point in Earth’s orbit where the sun shines directly above the Equator, creating nearly equal […]

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