19 Apr At dusk, Mars is less than 2 finger-widths to the moon’s right. Mercury is less than 2 finger-widths to Mars’ lower right.
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How big is planet Earth? Compared to our tiny (yes, it’s true) human bodies, it seems huge. Right? Not so much! When you stare out into space on a clear night and marvel at all the stars that seem so tiny, consider this video and then think again about how big and important you think you are. 58 more words
If the long hot summer days are called the “dog days” of summer, what should we call the damp, dreary, frosty days of winter? How about the “penguin days” of winter? 421 more words
Those guarantees of neutrality of 1839 failed to prevent the invasion of Belgium by Germany in 1914, leading Britain to enter the First World War. British troops would continue fighting in Belgium throughout the course of the war (see Western Front (World War I)). 154 more words