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WINTER SOLSTICE: THE LONGEST NIGHT by Bethany Caldwell, Science Educator

Happy Winter Solstice! We hear that said in scientific communities around the country, but what is the solstice exactly? A picture of the mythical druids dancing around stone circles chanting may come up in your mind, but the real scientific reason for the solstice is just as phenomenal. via GIPHY The Latin translation of the word solstice is “sun stoppage.” In winter, it marks the shortest day and longest night of the year. But, how does this happen? To begin,... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 12/17/18
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