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Northern Australia Treated To Rare Full Solar Eclipse
2012-11-14 10:26:18

A full solar eclipse plunged parts of Northern Australia into total darkness for more than two minutes on Wednesday, giving thousands of onlookers a spectacular show not seen Down Under in a decade.

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2009-07-21 06:40:00

The event begins at the crack of dawn on Wednesday, July 22nd, in the Gulf of Khambhat just east of India.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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