December 22nd, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Seth Jarvis

Dr. Higgs, I presume?

Today is the 4th of July, which makes most of us think of glorious fireworks and celebrating only our Declaration of Independence.  Today’s fireworks might also celebrate what is likely to become the anniversary date for the announcement of an…

Robert Bigelow

Return of the Perseids

One of the most reliable and memorable meteor showers of the year will peak on August 12.  That’s when the Earth will collide with a stream of particles left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle. While these particles will hit Earth’s upper…