ASTRO BOB A 3rd X-class flare rocks the sun
Solar activity's been rising like nobody's business. Two of the year's most powerful flares fired off from the sun's backside late Sunday and at least 8 spot groups speckle the sun's white-hot surfa... Posted on 5/14/13 at 12:39 AM
THE DIRT Purple haze
I've put in my first vegetable order of the season--I can't believe it took me so long to start! Istill have quite a bit of vegetable-ordering to complete, but there's probably no rush, since I can't ... Posted on 3/11/13 at 7:31 AM
NIE ROCKS Stay Safe in the Sun
Here's some information on how to stay safe in the sun.
Take Steps to Protect Your Skin
By Karalee Miller, McClatchy Newspapers
Sunny days are great for kicking back, playing in the pool or hitting ... Posted on 7/2/12 at 9:00 AM
STORM TRACKER The Summer Solstice
Today marks the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. At 6:09 PM CDT the Suns direct rays will be located over the Tropic of Cancer which is approximately at 23.5 degrees north latitude. If yo... Posted on 6/20/12 at 9:26 AM
Virginia Tech astrophysics graduate student Brandon Bear points to an image of the Venus Transit on Tuesday while projecting the image to an auditorium of people on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va.
Southwest North Dakota has seen a hodgepodge of weather conditions this week. But following this weekend’s cold, windy, rainy and possibly snowy conditions, residents could enjoy 70-degree weather and sunshine, said Tom Kines, senior meteorologist for AccuWeather.
Dickinson resident Averie Wax rides her bicycle down the sidewalk as she enjoys the warm weather Friday in Dickinson. Temperatures reached almost 80 degrees as blue skies let the sun shine. The forecast for today puts temperatures in the high-70s, despite some expected cloud cover.
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