Tom McGuire

Mar. 28, 2008

Spring Birding

Sure, there's always the first robin of spring, and the swallows returning to Capistrano -- but what other birding sights should you be on the lookout for as the weather warms?

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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