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Coffman Statement on Gitmo Visit

(WASHINGTON) – U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) released the following statement upon returning to Washington, D.C. from an official one-day visit to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba: “On Tuesday the military flew me down to Guantanamo to see the detention facility where some of the most dangerous terrorists, such as the 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, are held,” said Coffman.  “I found their treatment more than humane and see no reason to close the facility.  I also ... Full Story

Sky Tonight—April 14, Sundial noon and clock noon

Sky Tonight—April 14, Sundial noon and clock noon agree in middle April

Courtesy of EarthSky A Clear Voice for Science Visit EarthSky at www.EarthSky.org Every year around mid-April, time by the sun and time by the clock agree. For instance, when the midday sun climbs highest in the sky in mid-April, the sundial reads 12 o’clock noon and your local clock time says 12 o’clock noon. Your local clock time is the same as standard clock time, as long as you live on the meridian that governs your time zone. If you live east of the time zone line, then your ... Full Story

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Explanation: What if you could see the huge radio jets of Centaurus A rising? The Cen A radio jets are not only over a million light years long, they occupy an angular area over 200 times greater than the full Moon in Earth's sky. Centaurus Radio Jets Rising Credit: Ilana Feain, Tim Cornwell & Ron Ekers (CSIRO/ATNF); ATCA northern middle lobe pointing courtesy R. Morganti (ASTRON); Parkes data courtesy N. Junkes (MPIfR); ATCA & Moon photo: Shaun Amy, CSIRO Explanation: What if ... Full Story

Berthoud Soccer scores victory in final seconds

Berthoud Soccer scores victory in final seconds

Spartans Top Cornerstone Christian 2-1 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer In 80 minutes of soccer on Tuesday evening the Lady Spartans held the lead for only 6:03. Yet those six minutes, most especially the final 36 seconds, proved decisive for Berthoud as they topped the Cornerstone Christian Bulldogs 2-1 at Max Marr Field. The match progressed for more than 60 minutes in a scoreless tie as the Spartans and Bulldogs battled back and forth. Each team got some good looks and took a ... Full Story

“The Arctic On The Fast Track Of Change”

“CU @ The Longmont Public Library” To feature “The Arctic On The Fast Track Of Change” LONGMONT – On April 21, 2011, Julienne Stroeve, research scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), will offer a presentation on global climate change entitled “The Arctic on the Fast Track of Change at the Longmont Public Library at 7 p.m. Changes in the Arctic are widespread and include increased glacier and ice sheet melt, permafrost ... Full Story

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