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Winter Solstice 2015

Another cosmic event is upon us: the Winter Solstice.  While this marks the end of Autumn and the onset of Winter, it also means that the days will gradually get longer over the next six months.  There’s something to be …
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The Winter Solstice

There are many signs that 2013 is coming to a close:  Christmas shopping at the malls, cards in the mail, and outdoor decorations at many homes and businesses, among many others.  But there is a more ancient sign, and it …
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The Winter Solstice Arrives!

Today marks the beginning of Winter — at least in the Northern Hemisphere.  (Happy Summer to our friends south of the equator!)  This is the day with the smallest amount of sunlight hours, and the sun is the lowest in …
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