• Shedding the light on the solar eclipse

    Shedding the light on the solar eclipse

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    The peak of the eclipse is anticipated to occur shortly before 1 p.m. Monday, with the end scheduled around 2:25 p.m. local time. Library Director Maria Moss has arranged for Amy Barraclough, the director of the Edleman Planetarium at Rowan University, to discuss the science of astronomy and the solar eclipse in advance of the event starting 2 p.m.
  • Great Falls man gets a second chance to photograph total solar eclipse

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    The first 40 students will get free eclipse glasses. "We as humanity are the winners of the grand prize in a cosmic geometry lottery. because it happens that our moon is 400 times smaller than our sun but it is 400 times closer". But he says there are other ways to watch the shadows change. "It will be a fantastic opportunity to have a look at our sky during a really cool celestial event".
  • Another Game of Thrones episode hits piracy sites before premiere

    Another Game of Thrones episode hits piracy sites before premiere

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    HBO has confirmed what happened to The Verge through a spokesperson, who explained, "We have learned that the upcoming episode of Game of Thrones was accidentally posted for a brief time on the HBO Nordic and HBO España platforms". However, only episodes of other HBO series, including Insecure and Ballers have been illegally shared so far. It all adds up to a not-so-great summer season for HBO - which had a reported 1.5 terabytes of data stolen by hackers in late July.
  • Skype launches new desktop preview

    Skype launches new desktop preview

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    Microsoft is bringing some of the features of its new Skype Mobile app to the Desktop with this preview. If you are joining the preview from a previous version of Skype you will probably notice the new chat media gallery right away. If you are eager to test out the new Skype, go to Skype Insider click " Download for Desktop ". The Skype Desktop preview app does not yet support translator calls , allow users to send video messages or put calls on hold/merge incoming calls with ...
  • Hansen dismisses fresh Aaron Smith allegations

    Hansen dismisses fresh Aaron Smith allegations

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    The New Zealand Rugby Union has launched an inquiry into Aaron Smith's conduct after it emerged the All Blacks scrum half may have misled the team management over his tryst in a disabled toilet at Christchurch airport past year. and these are people who don't even know me", the woman told Seven Sharp in an exclusive interview. "I understand he was just really desperate at the time for this not to come out", she said.
  • Where to watch the solar eclipse in Central Texas

    Where to watch the solar eclipse in Central Texas

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    Matthew Whitehouse, observatory manager at the State Museum and a past observer of a total solar eclipse , offers a tip on how to properly use the protective glasses. The biggest celestial event of 2017 will take place on Monday , Aug. 21, but you may miss it if you do not know precisely when to look. Those watching the total eclipse will be fine, as the moon will fully block the sun's bright rays.
  • Schools use eclipse as teaching moment

    Schools use eclipse as teaching moment

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    NASA plans to make a full day out of the eclipse , and will start building up for the big moment as early as noon EST. Unfortunately, if you were planning to travel to one of the 12 states that are directly in line with the totality , hotels have been sold out for over a year by intrepid solar eclipse fanatics.
  • Partial solar eclipse will be visible in Port Alberni

    Partial solar eclipse will be visible in Port Alberni

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    To aid enthusiasts in better understanding and witnessing the celestial event, precision optics leader ZEISS has launched a one-stop, dedicated solar eclipse microsite. "Staring at anything less than a total eclipse, even for just a minute, carries the risk of causing permanent damage to your vision without proper protection", Wei said.
  • Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Bundle With Joy-Con Color Coming to Walmart

    Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Bundle With Joy-Con Color Coming to Walmart

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    We first learned about the Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 bundle in May, but at the time it was only earmarked for Europe and Japan. Now it's North America's turn. Also announced was the date and timing for the next Splatfest, as the power of flight will take on the power of invisibility in a "which would you rather have" contest.
  • Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's manufacturing council

    Under Armour CEO steps down from Trump's manufacturing council

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    Four CEOs quit Donald Trump's American Manufacturing Council over his response to a deadly rally of white supremacists in Charlottesville - and that was before the president renewed the controversy on Tuesday by furiously reverting to his original position that the counter-protesters share the blame for the violence.