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  • Cock-and-bull candidates

    By Marty Kaplan

    September 28, 2015 | 2:27 pm

    Did you make it through Sunday’s lunar eclipse OK?

    When the moon turned blood red, I bet you didn’t shake spears at it, or beat your dogs to make them bark, as the Incas did to scare away the jaguar that had swallowed the moon. I also bet you didn’t shoot off cannons, or bang...

  • Solar Eclipse Sunday May 20: Ring of Fire

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    May 17, 2012 | 12:12 pm

    An annular solar eclipse can be seen this weekend on Sunday, May 20, 2012. CAUTION - Do not look directly at a solar eclipse without a proper filter! Annular eclipses can be dangerous to your eyes.

    Because the solar eclipse will block out most of the sun, a spectacular “ring of...