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CIA Document Maps Area 51, But No Mention Of UFOs

The CIA is acknowledging in the clearest terms yet the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of conspiracy theories for decades.

08/17/2013

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Summer Heat Causing A Wave Of Car Problems In North Texas

The high summer temperatures are causing many cars to break down across the metroplex. It’s a dangerous side effect for drivers, many of whom find themselves stranded dangerously on the side of the road.

08/08/2013

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Heat + Coaching Ingenuity = High School Football “Midnight Madness”

The heat won’t be so bad for one North Texas high school football team, because their coach has found a creative way to beat the heat.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2013

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Hot now…but rain chances are in the near future!

After a string of 100 degree days in North Texas, a change in the weather pattern is on the way, that will help cool off our temperatures and provide us with a chance of rain […]

CBS 11–07/12/2013

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Viral Video: Gigantic Solar Magnifier

Melt a stack of pennies, burst a glass bottle, damage various food items, and incinerate wood using the power of the sun! Check out this gigantic solar magnifier.

03/12/2013

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UTA Parking Garage Features Solar Panels

If you want to drive up to the largest solar panel array in Texas — that is not built by a power company — pay a visit to the University of Texas at Arlington.

10/04/2012

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TXU Teaches Kids About Sun’s Importance

Every year, officials with TXU Energy open their doors to schoolchildren for a special solar academy. The focus is on learning about the future of energy in Texas.

08/17/2012

Here Comes The Transit Of Venus

Beginning around 5pm this afternoon, the planet Venus will pass between Earth and the sun.  The so-called “transit” will not happen again until the year 2117.   The last time this event occurred was June […]

CBS 11–06/05/2012

Eclipse

‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse To Be Visible In Texas

Sunrises and sunsets often dazzle, but they’ll have a special ring to them in a few days for people in the western United States and eastern Asia, as the moon will slide across the sun.

05/17/2012

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Solar Storm Headed Toward Earth May Disrupt Power

The largest solar storm in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights.

03/07/2012

Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History

Museum Teaching The Science Of Cool

Outside or inside, the heat wave is a cool excuse to study science at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

08/03/2011