Clouds 1, Mercury and the Sun, 0

Although we never saw the Sun during the Mercury transit due to the cloud cover we had a great time sharing science and astronomy with visitors and students from Kentucky […]

What's the Deal with Leap Day?

We have “Leap Years” and Leap Year Days in order to keep the calendar in sync with the solar or “tropical” year. Earth’s orbit around the Sun takes 365 1/4 […]

Amazing Images and Science from Pluto

Two and a half months after the encounter at Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons team has released spectacular images and flyover animations from the frozen outer reaches of the solar system […]