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When November rolls around, I like to buy my copy of the New Year’s Farmer’s Almanac at the local supermarket. Read more


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Last weekend during the heatwave, I had the chance to watch several television programs on the 50th anniversary of the NASA moon landing by Apollo 11. Read more

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This month marks 50 years since the Apollo 8 circumnavigated the Moon. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY |  Middlebury College and seven other undergraduate institutions are now affiliated with the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, or AURA... Read more

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Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. Read more

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Mars may need women, at least according to the 1967 sci-fi B movie, “Mars Needs Women”, but Vermont needs more young people and middle-class families — that is, more people paying taxes and fees. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY — Vermont residents are in for a backyard treat this month: Three planets, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, can be seen in the night sky until a little after local midnight. Read more

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RUTLAND – The 54-year-old female student—you might call her one of life’s late bloomers—will travel to NASA’s Langley Research Center to participate in NCAS, the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars program. Read more

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