Top 6 Facts about the year's final Solstice

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” –Albert Camus As the year draws to a close, we approach a very special time of year, at least from an astronomical perspective. This Saturday, December 21st, will mark the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere (or the Summer … Read moreTop 6 Facts about the year's final Solstice

I Know What You Did Last Winter

“You better lose yourself in the music, the moment You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo” –Eminem Here on Earth, a cold, frozen winter lasts three months, with the Sun’s rays pointed a maximum … Read moreI Know What You Did Last Winter

Measure the Tilt of the Earth on the Solstice! (This Wednesday!)

“Soon the earth will tilt on its axis and begin to dance to the reggae beat to the accompaniment of earthquake. And who can resist the dance of the earthquake, mon?” –Peter Tosh Every year, there are two special days where every place on Earth receives the same amount of sunlight — 12 hours — … Read moreMeasure the Tilt of the Earth on the Solstice! (This Wednesday!)