Mars Rover Science Investigations Continue as Solar Energy Levels Drop – Space Daily

Mars Rover Science Investigations Continue as Solar Energy Levels Drop
Space Daily
Decreasing energy levels with the approach to the winter solstice has constrained Opportunity for conducting both a radio Doppler tracking pass and an afternoon Ultra High Frequency (UHF) relay pass on the same sol. The operations team performs energy

Guess what? Yep. It’s snowing again : 31st January 2012 – Courchnet.com


New Hampshire Magazine (blog)

Guess what? Yep. It's snowing again : 31st January 2012
Courchnet.com
February 2nd is almost exactly middle of the winter being half way between the Winter Solstice (Dec. 21st) and the Spring Equinox (March 1st). On that day, groundhogs (a type of ground-bound squirrel …but fat due to the lack of exercise) emerge from
Groundhog Day 2012: Punxsutawney Phil's Predictions Over The Last 10 YearsHuffington Post
A Woodchuck's Winter Weather ForecastNew Hampshire Magazine (blog)
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For woodchuck rescuer, every day is Groundhog Day – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

For woodchuck rescuer, every day is Groundhog Day
Los Angeles Times
2, the midway point between the winter solstice and spring equinox. If he sees his shadow, winter weather will endure another six weeks. If no shadow appears, spring temperatures are on their way. By daybreak, TV trucks will be parked on Will's

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Groundhog Day 2012: Punxsutawney Phil’s Predictions Over The Last 10 Years – Huffington Post


New Hampshire Magazine (blog)

Groundhog Day 2012: Punxsutawney Phil's Predictions Over The Last 10 Years
Huffington Post
According to LiveScience, Groundhog Day originated "in the Old World with an ancient celebration of the midpoint between the winter solstice and spring Equinox." As of 2011, biology professor Stam Zervanos told the news organization that Punxsutawney
Guess what? Yep. It's snowing again : 31st January 2012Courchnet.com
A Woodchuck's Winter Weather ForecastNew Hampshire Magazine (blog)
Rant Groundhog Day Newsflash: Punxsutawney Phil Exposed as a FraudThe Stir

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Laws That Shaped L.A.: Los Angeles and the First Amendment – KCET (blog)


KCET (blog)

Laws That Shaped L.A.: Los Angeles and the First Amendment
KCET (blog)
The winter solstice celebrations of Pagans and the unchurched have been going on for several thousand years, and so predate most current religions. Personally, as a dyed-in-the-wool atheist, I'm not offended by people wishing me happy holiday any time

A Woodchuck’s Winter Weather Forecast – New Hampshire Magazine (blog)


New Hampshire Magazine (blog)

A Woodchuck's Winter Weather Forecast
New Hampshire Magazine (blog)
The first week in February falls on a cross-quarter of the year between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox. Hoping to grow more crops, farmers would look for favorable weather-signs. It's no wonder they turned to winter-hibernating animals to

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