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Venus Thrills Canadians and Millions of People Around the Earth

It is one of those rare events that captures the imagination of people around the Earth for more than a few minutes. While the headlines were filled with what is considered newsworthy yesterday, people around the world took the time, if the weather permitted, and location, to view an event most will likely never see again.

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Today is your Last Chance to see the Transit of Venus Until 2117

Today Venus will cross the face of the sun – as seen from Earth beginning at 6:09 PM EDT. These transits are rare – they occur in pairs and only every century or so. The last transit was in 2004. So today is your last chance to see the transit of Venus until 2117. Events will occur across the country. We will broadcast live the …

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Barenaked Ladies Ed Robertson and Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Premier Song in Space

Sharing the adventure of being an astronaut, exploring space and conveying the work he does in space is nothing new to Chris Hadfield. But with the opportunity to spend six months on the International Space Station allows him to expand what he’ll do with his time to include some recreational activities. And if that includes doing something no one has dome before on his spare …

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