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Quadrantid Meteors Kickoff a Busy January 2019

Quadrantid Meteors Kickoff a Busy January 2019

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Happy New Year! The beginning of the first month of the year is always a busy one for astronomy, and January 2019 is no different, as the Earth reaches perihelion, the Quadrantid meteors peak, and a partial solar eclipse crosses the Pacific… all this week. Earth at Perihelion First up, the Earth reaches perihelion on…
Researchers find bees stop buzzing throughout solar eclipses

Researchers find bees stop buzzing throughout solar eclipses

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Amanda Kooser/CNET People couldn't stop buzzing during the great North American total solar eclipse of 2017. Bees, however, stayed silent.  In fact, the little buzzers stopped flying altogether during the big event, according to research published Wednesday in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America. Though a number of formal studies have looked at…

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