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BBC News: Mr Yilmaz denied that evolution theory was being completely omitted from secondary education. "We are not against evolution. If science says something, it is impossible to resist it. Also, the subjects on inheritance, mutation, modification and adaptation are...
WPTV: MADRAS, Ore. - It's the question people will probably ask you for days, where were you when the total solar eclipse happened? From the moment the moon started to...
Ars Technica: (credit: John Timmer) Our staff is sharing its eclipse stories and photos from today. The post will be updated as more come in. OAKLAND, Calif.Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area are...
Time Magazine: A total solar eclipse started in Oregon before moving eastward across the U.S. on Monday. The rare phenomenon marked the first time since 1979 that an eclipse was visible from the contiguous U.S. — a narrow...
CBS News: Madras, Oregon, was the first town in the U.S. to experience the full solar eclipse. Jamie Yuccas is in Madras where people from around the world came to for a front-row seat to history. ......
Yahoo Daily News: Out-of-court settlement for Babri Masjid impractical: Soli Sorabjee Even as politicians and some organisations talk of the possibility of an out-of-court settlement of the contentious Babri Masjid dispute, jurist Soli Sorabjee says he is against the idea as it...
The Guardian: Viewers along the path of totality were treated to two minutes of nighttime in the day and the otherwise unimaginable sight of a 360-degree sunset...
Ars Technica: Our staff is sharing its eclipse stories and photos from today. The post will be updated as more come in. OAKLAND, CA—Oakland and the surrounding Bay Area are well-known for morning...
Irish Independent: While Irish people were left underwhelmed by the partial eclipse witnessed here, across the Atlantic was a different story. Millions of Americans marvelled at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in the US in nearly a century. Day turned...
The Times of India: Chennai: Reality show 'Bigg Boss', hosted by actor Kamal Hassan faces yet another legal foray, this time from Tamil NaduIsai Vellalar Ilaignar Nala Sangam (a caste-based youth organisation), for allegedly defaming the sanctity of the nadaswaram. A PIL sought...
The Times of India: Chennai: WriterPradeepChakravarthy has some plain truths to share: "None of the inscriptions found in Tamil Nadu's temple walls have anything to do with philosophy, religion or mythology. Every one of them is either a record of gifts given to the temple, or...
Dawn: Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the United States from coast to coast in nearly a century. It promised to...
Atlanta Journal: News The moment that the nation has been waiting for has arrived − the total solar eclipse has hit its first U.S. city. RELATED: If you can’t get glasses, here’s what to do to watch Monday’s eclipse At 10:15 a.m. PDT,...
Boing Boing: In the NASA image above, today's total solar eclipse is seen above Madras, Oregon. Photo by Aubrey Gemignani for NASA. Below, our moon blocks out the sun during the solar eclipse in Depoe Bay, Oregon. (more…) ......