Posts Tagged ‘Sun’



Why It’s Best to Watch A Total Solar Eclipse from 39,000 FT!

Joe Rao, an associate astronomer at the American Museum of Natural History’s Hayden Planetarium in New York, discovered that an Alaska Airlines flight traveling from Anchorage to Honolulu would be passing directly through the path of last night’s total solar eclipse. After months of emailing back and forth with Alaska Airlines to get the flight pushed back by 25 […]

Leap Year Day 2016

In case you have not heard, today is Leap Year Day! Almost every 4 years we get the chance to celebrate this day! Why do you ask? It takes some understanding of our solar system and time to figure out why a leap day exists. The way we measure time on Earth is a bit […]

Think About It Thursday: Why Should We Wear Sunscreen?

  With summer quickly approaching it is important that we discuss the importance of sunscreen and why we should all wear it on a daily basis. So in today’s Think About It Thursday post we are going to discuss the importance of wearing sunscreen and why it is vital to our health to do so! […]

The September Equinox of the Northern Hemisphere Approches

  As the September Equinox approaches it is important to understand how the equinoxes were discovered and how to prepare for the astronomical event. Our human ancestors spent much more time outdoors than humans now a days. They learned to track the patterns of the sun and eventually used it to tell time and the […]