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Transit of Venus (2012)

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  • 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.
  • 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...

    '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...

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Papeete, Tahiti
    Papeete, Tahiti’s capital and gateway to many South Pacific voyages, has a cosmopolitan French/Polynesian ambiance and many natural and cultural attractions. And chances are good that travelers who go to Papeete to embark on a cruise to the...

    Star struck? Here's where to go

    Star struck? Here's where to go
    If you became enthralled by happenings in the sky after watching last week's solar event, the transit of Venus in which the planet treks across the face of the sun, head to the observatories in the following cities for more stargazing. -Nashville...