TRANSIT OF MERCURY: Today, May 9th, Mercury passed directly between Earth and the sun, producing a rare transit of Mercury’s inky-black disk across the solar surface. Images of the event are pouring into our image gallery from around the world. Browse and enjoy!
STRONG GEOMAGNETIC STORM: For the past 24+ hours, Earth’s magnetic field has been reverberating with geomagnetic storms. At their most intense on May 8th,G3-class storms sparked bright auroras around both poles, parts of four continents, and more than a half a dozen US states. In Antarctica, everything turned gre
Highly accurate ballistic missile has a range of 2,000 kilometers, was launched two weeks ago, Tehran general says
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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Vanita Gupta, the head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, will hold a news conference at 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) on Monday to discuss a law enforcement action relating to North Carolina, the department said in a statement. Continue reading “US attorney general to hold news conference on North Carolina — The Jerusalem Post”