Earliest Spring Since 1896 Is Here

Vernal equinox brings early first day of spring

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 20, 2012 5:47 AM CDT

(Newser) – Spring has sprung at its earliest in more than a century. At 1:14am EDT today, the sun's path across the sky intersected with the celestial equator, marking the spring equinox and the start of springtime—in an astronomical sense—in the northern hemisphere,...   Read full story »

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