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Snowstorm hits Lebanon

A snowstorm hit parts of Lebanon early this morning, hampering economic activity and forcing the closure of schools across the country, the state-run National News Agency reported. The blizzard, dubbed Hiba, accompanied by strong...


Ancient Mayan Astronomy

Among the Planets, Venus Held Particular Importance. The ancient Maya were avid astronomers, recording and interpreting every aspect of the sky. They believed that the will and actions of the gods could be read...


There was an M5.5-class flare on the Sun

A strong solar flare measuring M5.5 at its peak erupted from Active Region 2929 at 06:01 UTC on January 20, 2022. The event started at 05:41 and ended at 06:12 UTC. A Type II...