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partial eclipse

Join us for the August 21 eclipse
June 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

The New Moon of Monday, August 21, 2017, aligns with the Sun and the Earth well enough to cast its shadow onto the Earth. The umbral shadow, where the Moon completely blocks the Sun, passes across the center of the USA, causing a total solar eclipse on a path from central Oregon to Charleston, SC. […]

Go Stargazing! February Edition
February 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

Venus continues to dominate the western sky on February evenings.  Look west-southwest right as night falls for the brightest thing there except for the Moon, which is nearby at the end of the month.  Venus, on its faster orbit, is coming around to our side of the Sun (and will pass us in March).  Therefore […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.14.08)
August 14, 2008 · 1 Comment

Nutritous and delicious. photo credit: Steve Navarro So here’s what went down after you logged off. For the 2008 Olympians, what’s nutritious and delicious? Powdered apple peel. Humans and wild elephants in Indonesia have come into repeated conflict over habitat – resulting in property losses for humans and deaths of wild elephants. So, locals have developed […]



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