November 25th, 2015
Waxing Gibbous Moon
Duke Johnson

Night Vision: Robotic Explorers

Robotic explorers sent to the far reaches of our solar system enable us to appreciate the wonders that abound without actually going to these special places. Journeys through space to hazardous places are currently impossible for humans, but radiation hardened…

Paul Gibbs

Night Vision: Venus

Venus, the second planet from the Sun, is sometimes referred to as our sister planet, due to its similarity in size and density to Earth. But in many important respects, this inhospitable planet is nothing like the planet we call…

Next “Gateway to the Stars” – Orion!

In my next monthly installment of “Gateway to the Stars” on Saturday, Feb. 5 (6:45pm), we finally get a chance to feature one of the most recognizable constellations in the entire sky – “Orion, the Hunter!”

Special “Gateway to the Stars” on Jan. 8

“Greetings fellow star gazers!” as the late Jack Horkheimer would say. Jack was the host of the TV show “Star Gazer” for over 30 years, based out of Miami until recently passing away. One of the reasons I wanted to…

Presentation on Kepler’s search for Earth-like planets.

The search for Earth-like planets in our galaxy comes closer to Earth with a presentation at Clark Planetarium on NASA’s Kepler mission. On Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, the planetarium will host special guest Dr. Jason Steffen of the Fermilab Center…