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Have you seen signs of spring? Share your photos with us!

This one's by our friend Jill Whammond. She wrote, "Mountain bluebirds have made their journey from Mexico and returned to Calgary, Alberta, Canada !!! Little chicks soon to arrive!!!"
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Moon between Jupiter and Regulus tonight
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Views from above, before and after cyclone Pam devastated the island nation of Vanuatu earlier this month. http://bit.ly/1NA2ihc
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Passing comets painted Mercury black
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Scientists say comet dust is the invisible paint causing the surface of the innermost planet Mercury to be only barely reflective.
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Black hole winds stop star formation
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Curiosity rover detects nitrogen on Mars http://bit.ly/1HTHy3D

The discovery adds to the evidence that ancient Mars was habitable for life.
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See it! This weekend’s moon and Jupiter
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Many saw them in a moon halo!
Photo: Amy Van Artsdalen
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I saw it! It was magnificent, but my camera didn't capture it! Grrr!
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Selfie by our friend Marshall Lipp. Thanks Marshall!
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There was an awesome halo around the moon last night, but my camera doesn't seem to be picking that up. Grrr! By the way, nice pic!
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Eliot Herman in Tucson, Arizona wrote, "Looked outside to see the moon and Jupiter, and there was a beautiful halo of the moon enveloping both. Watched the halo for over 2 hours."

More photos of last night's moon and Jupiter:  http://bit.ly/1BXF9N8
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Greenland glacier melt increases mercury discharge http://bit.ly/1HVVOc0

That's not good. As glaciers melt, streams carry more mercury into the ocean, increasing risk of mercury poisoning in humans and wildlife in Greenland and adjacent coastal countries.
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Possible New Continental Heat Record for Antarctica
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+David Brown just the same designer. 😉
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See it! This weekend’s moon and Jupiter
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Photo by Colin Chatfield. Glow in right is an aurora.
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