jupiter: Jupiter’s closest approach in 70 years: Check best date and ways to view

jupiter: Jupiter’s closest approach in 70 years: Check best date and ways to view

Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, is set to make its closest approach to Earth in the last 70 years. The best day to view the giant planet is on September 26, when it reaches opposition. For someone on Earth, opposition happens when an astronomical object rises in the east as the Sun … Read more

Russian dissidents squabble over how to ensure Putin’s defeat

Russian dissidents squabble over how to ensure Putin’s defeat

Russian opposition figure Dmitry Gudkov addresses his supporters at a rally to protest against alleged violations ahead of elections to Moscow City Duma, the capital’s regional parliament, in Moscow on Jul. 14, 2019.MAXIM SHEMETOV/Reuters As Ukraine launched a fierce counterattack this week aimed at driving back Moscow’s invading forces, several hundred Russian democrats gathered in … Read more

France’s far right sends shockwaves after electoral breakthrough

France’s far right sends shockwaves after electoral breakthrough

French far-right party Rassemblement National (RN) leader Marine Le Pen speaks to journalists after delivering a speech after the first results of the parliamentary elections in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, on June 19, 2022.DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images France’s far right scored a historic success in legislative elections on Sunday, increasing its number of lawmakers almost tenfold and … Read more