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LSSU to host campus solar eclipse viewing

LSSU to host campus solar eclipse viewing

In Greater Boston, the sun will be only partially obscured. It's been 38 years since a total eclipse was visible from the continental United States - and even then it was visible only in the U.S. Please bring your own protective glasses or pinhole viewers as we have already given our supply away. Students at Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road, will view the eclipse with approved glasses and measure the air temperature over the duration of the eclipse.


How to Protect Your Eyes During the 2017 Solar Eclipse

How to Protect Your Eyes During the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The path of total eclipse includes Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia and SC. The path of totality is the line across the US where the eclipse will be at 100 percent obscuration at some point during the eclipse.


How to View the Eclipse Safely with a Pizza Box

How to View the Eclipse Safely with a Pizza Box

These ideas are created to keep you from looking directly at the sun on Monday, which, even with the eclipse, can do permanent damage to your retina. It's free - and pretty easy - to find or even make a device that will help you see a projection of the eclipse.


Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

Planet Earth is set for a close shave next month when a rock measuring 4.4 km (2.7 miles) will pass by our planet next month. For example, this September 1st, the Near-Earth Asteroid (NEA) known as 3122 Florence , will pass by Earth , but poses no danger of hitting us.


North Korea 'Wise' to Postpone Missile Launch Toward Guam

North Korea 'Wise' to Postpone Missile Launch Toward Guam

North Korea has said it was considering plans to fire missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam , although North Korean media this week said leader Kim Jong Un had delayed the decision while waiting for the next U.S. "We believe Korea's high-income economy continues to demonstrate stronger growth prospects than most developed countries'". But as Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman, said on Tuesday , the U.S.


North korea: Trump welcomed the decision

North korea: Trump welcomed the decision "wise", Kim Jong-un on Guam

It can be recalled that earlier this week, North Korean state media KCNA reported that Kim Jong Un postponed his plans to fire missiles on a trajectory of Guam after reviewing the matter. The secretary-general warned that tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level in decades and said it's important now "to dial down the rhetoric and to dial up diplomacy".