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Comet ISON, Newton's Great Comet of 1680, Solar Flares, and the 775 AD Eichler Event

Newton’s Great Comet of 1680 Update: A couple of useful links and a popular article on the subject. I just learned of the discovery of Comet ISON which has apparently electrified the astronomy world for months. What then caught my eye was a paper from David Eichler of Ben Gurion University published just two months later and curiously does not mention the newly discovered…
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Charles Appleton Day

2021 Tall el-Hammam study makes final Jeopardy! question