And here’s a handy GIF about tonight’s the lunar eclipse. For the west coasters (who have a better chance of seeing the eclipse through the clouds) just subtract 3 hours. It’s basically a moving version of this NASA graphic.
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The U.S. Department of Defense consumes a lot of energy - close to 80% of the total used by the entire federal government. The primary sink is aviation. Almost 48% of the energy consumed by the government is in the form of jet fuel, and 98.6% of that jet fuel is used for defense.