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NASA announces television coverage for August 21 solar eclipse
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Library giving out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses on Monday
The Oak Ridge Public Library will give out 500 pairs of eclipse glasses to library patrons on Monday, August 14.
This time, the path of total eclipse will be about 70 miles wide and begins in OR on the west coast and travels to SC on the east coast, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) reports on its eclipse website, eclipse2017.nasa.gov.
It will also be the first total solar eclipse visible from any of the Lower 48 states since 1979. Special eclipse shades will be available. Within the path of totality, you can safely witness the two or more minutes when the moon completely covers the sun with the naked eye.
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Great Britain came in second with a time of 42.12 seconds and Jamaica pulled in third, seven-hundredths of a second later. He has a passion for the sport, he loves the fans, the fans love him, it's not something you can walk away too easy from.
The lenses of some obvious fakes allow the penetration of light from such relatively faint sources as fluorescent lamps, while the only thing one should see through authentic solar-safe filters when looking at objects fainter than the sun is pitch blackness. The American Astronomical Society, a NASA partner, has verified that these manufacturers are making eclipse glasses and handheld solar viewers that meet the ISO 12312-2 global standard for such products.
Inspect solar filters before use. Turn away from the sun before removing the solar filter. If you stare at the sun without protection, you may experience damage to your retina (the tissue at the back of your eye) called "solar retinopathy".
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China has used land reclamation to build up islands and construct airports to back its claim of much of the waters off its coast. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi would not comment on whether Beijing supported the code being legally binding.
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North Korea responded saying under no circumstances will it give up its nukes or put them on the negotiating table. Stop testing missiles for an "extended period", Tillerson said, and the USA might deem North Korea ready to talk.
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Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, called the sanctions the most stringent on any country "in a generation". Still, Thornton says China's vote for the sanctions is a good step that shows Beijing understands the gravity of the problem.
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"He conducted two in July, so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another missile test", Pompeo said to Fox News on Sunday. He said, "I think India's could help everyone, they could help North Korea to understand the seriousness of the situation".
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Guam issues guidelines in case of a nuclear attack
The document includes several ominous warnings, the first being: "Do not look at the flash or fireball - It can blind you". But do not scratch or scrub skin and "do not use conditioner because it will bind radioactive material to your hair".
China says sea feud talks can start this year
Issues regarding the South China Sea and other territorial disputes saw them locking horns in a tense face-to-face on Monday. This was followed by the call for a "Code of Conduct for the South China Sea", which was given its own acronym, "COC".
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Two coalition service members died in non-combat related incidents in Iraq, one in January and another in February near Ramadi. Almost 5,000 troops now remain in Iraq, as the USA military continues to assist and train members of the Iraqi military.