The Truth About Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation

By R. Patrick Wood, M.D. Recently the Beyond Bones Zoomcast welcomed R. Patrick Wood, M.D. from the organ procurement organization LifeGift onto the weekly interview show to chat about donating our organs after we die. We asked Dr. Wood to dispel some rumors and myths about this important, life-saving act. Organ, eye, and tissue donation […]

Not Any Old Jack-O-Lantern | Planting with Pumpkins

Are you looking for a different way to decorate with pumpkins this year? I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of cutting the same old triangle eyes and toothy smile. Why not try something new and turn your pumpkins into fall planters? Pumpkins make awesome flower pots. Follow these simple steps to […]

Volunteer Spotlight | Joe Dellinger

The George Observatory could not have survived without our many stellar astronomers over the years. We will be highlighting some of the amateur astronomers who continue to generously share their time and talents so visitors can see images from a variety of telescopes to enjoy the night sky. How and when did you get interested […]

Autumn Intermission | October 2021 Sky Happenings

Venus remains in the evening sky this month. Venus outshines everything except the Sun and the Moon, so it is unmistakably low in the southwest at dusk. Jupiter and  Saturn remain well placed for evening observing this fall. Look for Jupiter and Saturn in the south as night falls. Jupiter is brighter than all the stars we […]

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