RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Newington

A collection of news and information related to Newington published by this site and its partners.
News Coverage on Transit of Venus (2012) - CTNow
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Transit of Venus (2012)

A collection of news and information related to Transit of Venus (2012) published by this site and its partners.

Top Transit of Venus (2012) Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • 'The Novel Cure' by Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin

    "Can you recommend a book?" is a frequent question in my line of work, and I plan to recommend "The Novel Cure: From Abandonment to Zestlessness: 751 Books to Cure What Ails You" to the next person who asks me. Authors Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin...
  • NASA fast-motion video of sun: 'Violent dance'

    NASA fast-motion video of sun: 'Violent dance'
    The sun is ramping up toward solar maximum -- the white-hot peak of activity in an 11-year cycle -- and NASA has been snapping images of the phenomenon every 12 seconds for three years. The space agency put together a three-minute video showing images...
  • Live music this week: Killing us softly

    Live music this week: Killing us softly
    High temperatures bring increasingly sparse concert schedules for local venues. With April's average highs rising past 80 degrees, it's clear the low season has begun. The only musician Hard Rock Live has booked for the rest of the month is Roberta...
  • At Leisure World, a final chance to see Transit of Venus

     
    A group of about a dozen senior citizens took over the corner of a parking lot at Leisure World in Seal Beach on Tuesday afternoon to catch their first glimpse of Venus making its way across the sun....
  • Venus transit dazzles viewers around the world

     
    Scientists and amateur astronomers alike celebrated the arrival of the Transit of Venus Tuesday, peering up to the skies to watch a dark black dot slide over the surface of the sun....
  • Venus transit: Last chance to see sun spectacle before sunset

     
    The last chance in the continental United States to see the Transit of Venus was arriving, as the sun dipped closer to sunset on the West Coast. In Los Angeles, the show ends at sunset at 8:02 p.m. but continues......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 158

     
    Sun spots: Jolyne L. Harris of San Diego used "a homemade lens filter made from paper solar-eclipse sunglasses and black construction paper" to shoot the Transit of Venus between the Earth and the sun on June 5. RELATED: Submit your......
  • Transit of Venus transfixes folks across Chicago area

     
    Amateur Chicago-area astronomers turned their attention skyward Tuesday evening to catch a glimpse of a pinprick-size disc — Venus floating past the sun. The planet's …...
  • Midwesterners will have good view of Transit of Venus

     
    Venus will begin its twice-a-century trip between the Earth and the sun this evening, and Midwesterners will have a decent view of a celestial event …...
  • Transit of Venus: Caltech community watches Venus cross the Sun

    Transit of Venus: Caltech community watches Venus cross the Sun
    Last month, hundreds of people showed up at Caltech to view the “ring” solar eclipse. On Tuesday afternoon, they came to view a small black dot. The Transit of Venus, seen only once or twice a century, was last visible on the West Coast in...
  • Houstonians gather to view rare transit of Venus

    Houstonians gather to view rare transit of Venus
    Remember that old Manfred Mann song, about the warning from his mama not to look into the eyes of the Sun. 'But mama, that’s where the fun is.' And that’s where the fun 'was', as Venus made its once-in-our-lifetime transit of the Sun this...