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2011-07-12 10:30:00

On June 7, 2011, Earth-orbiting satellites detected a flash of X-rays coming from the western edge of the solar disk.

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2008-12-11 16:38:20

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2006-03-29 05:15:00

Schoolchildren cheered as the first total eclipse in years plunged Ghana into daytime darkness Wednesday, a solar show sweeping northeast from Brazil to Mongolia. As the heavens and Earth moved into rare alignment, all that could be seen of the sun were the rays of its corona.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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